Whitney Nakajima is a disciple of Sripad Bhaktivedanta Siddhanti Maharaja, Program Officer of the Nakajima Foundation, an active community member and philanthropist, and mother of three. A native Angeleno, she moved to Bellevue six years ago, drawn by the wholesome, progressive lifestyle available here. Whitney is deeply committed to her local community, dedicating her time and resources to causes that empower and bring people from all backgrounds together. She is passionate about improving the lives of those in her community and works with local organizations to make this a reality. She credits her mother for instilling in her a deep sense of compassion for others, and her mother-in-law with introducing her to philanthropy.