Meet Kayla Wright

What's your favorite aspect of working with our team?

I love providing people with relevant skills that support their professional growth, empowering them to reach new heights.

What's one goal you hope to accomplish with the team this year?

I hope to support capacity building within Marion County.

What motivates you to do your best work every day?

I am motivated by community change or through supporting individual breakthroughs.

What's one unique skill or hobby you bring to the team?

I enjoy finding solutions for diverse populations.

If you could describe yourself in three words, what would they be?

kind, analytical, silly.

What's a fun fact about you that most people don't know?

I use both my left and right hands.

What's one piece of advice you'd give to someone just starting in your field?

Remain flexible to the needs of participants and to system changes.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?

It would be great to teleport to a beach whenever!

What's a book or podcast you'd recommend to your teammates?

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

What's the most exciting project you've worked on recently?

Tracking property tax legislation.

What's something you're passionate about outside of work?

Coffee, Yoga, and Rock Climbing!

Purdue Extension Marion County
Extension Educator - Community Development