Kerri works with the Great Learning program team. Prior to joining the Foundation and moving to Philadelphia in 2007, Kerri began her career in the government and private sectors in Hawaii. She worked as a legislative aide for Hawaii State Representative Jon Riki Karamatsu and at Cubic Defense Applications, where she provided analysis of Asia-Pacific political, military and humanitarian issues to the U.S. Pacific Command. Kerri earned her B.A. in communications from the University of Hawaii and a certificate in nonprofit administration from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania.