Carissa Lundquist is the program coordinator for the College Transition & Success team at The SEED Foundation. She is responsible for managing projects designed to support the postsecondary progress of SEED graduates, including leadership development, college transition, and financial education programming. Carissa earned her bachelor’s in urban studies from the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in urban education and criminology. Growing up in Washington, D.C. sparked her interest in education, and prior to joining SEED, she worked for both school districts and non-profits to support college access and success initiatives. An enthusiastic sports fan, Carissa enjoys competing in half marathons, attending Washington Nationals baseball games, and cheering on her other favorite teams.