Celeste Chan moved to San Francisco in 2004 to find creative community. Since that time, she founded and directed Queer Rebels, curated experimental films for MIX NYC, joined Foglifter as a board member, created a one-woman show, and toured the West Coast with Sister Spit. Celeste is passionate about art for social change. A former Association of Performing Arts Professionals Leadership Fellow, she’s raised over $2M for nonprofits as a grant writer. Other career highlights include leading youth writing workshops for the Queer Ancestors Project and serving as caregiver for a 95-year old lesbian rights activist. After years of attending the National Queer Arts Festival and participating in QMAD workshops, Celeste is thrilled to join QCC as a staff member.