Krysta Jones has committed herself to measurable community impact through leadership development and empowerment of women in civic action. She is founder of Vote Lead Impact, dedicated to civic engagement and political empowerment.. She is a co-convener for Black Women’s Roundtable Virginia, immediate past president of the National Women’s Political Caucus of Virginia, and a founding member of Virginia’s List, a political action committee for progressive women in Virginia.
Krysta has served as the Director of Outreach for two Members of Congress, communicating their legislative agenda through constituency engagement.
While serving in the Peace Corps in Paraguay from 2000-2002, Ms. Jones helped create student governments, and procured funding and training for a community radio station. Krysta has served in leadership roles for several local, state and national organizations.
Krysta is a graduate of the Sorensen Institute of Political Leadership and the Women’s Campaign School at Yale. In 2021, she was named a “Virginia Changemaker” by the Library of Virginia, and she has previously been featured in Ebony Magazine as a “Hero Next Door”.