Jade Castro comes to XPRIZE Foundation with 10 years of communications experience. As Social Media Community Manager she is responsible for bringing our voice and personality to life, serving as an online bridge between XPRIZE and the communities we serve.
Jade began her career supporting the Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team (APAIT) and later the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (I2Y). Prior to joining XPRIZE she was an account director at award winning PR agency, Praytell, and before that a member of the corporate communications team at the world's largest email and data marketing firm, Epsilon.
Jade holds an MS in Corporate Communications from New York University and a BS in Interpersonal Communications with a minor in Women's Studies from Cal State University Long Beach. Outside of the office she can be found at the dog beach with her husband and their pup, Lando.