Krystle G. Wright is the Founder & President of the Jamaican Heritage Society, a non-profit cultural association. Krystle was born in Kingston, Jamaica and moved to the U.S. to attend school. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Cultural Anthropology and a Minor in East Asian Languages & Civilizations with a concentration in Japanese Culture. As an undergrad, she was an active board member of the Caribbean American Students Association (CASA) and the Penn Latin & Ballroom Dance Team and also volunteered with the Center for Community Partnerships.
Outside of work, Krystle serves as a member of the National Urban League Policies & Procedures Committee as well as the New York Urban League Young Professionals Fund Development Committee. She is also a member of The Japan Society, the New York City Chapter of 85 Broads and the UN Women Programming Committee.
Krystle is actively engaged in enhancing her Salsa dance technique. In addition, she has continued the pursuit of her passion for language –she regularly practices Japanese and has recently begun studying Mandarin.