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About Affect

Affect’s mission is to educate and catalyze around the work, design, and culture of social change. We provide underrepresented voices a platform for their projects and experiences, with a focus on intersectionality and event accessibility.

Team Affect

  • Elea Chang, Founder & organizer

    Elea is a user experience designer turned community organizer who’s been volunteering with nonprofits for over 18 years. In 2013, she moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Portland to pursue a full career in social impact. Elea previously worked for Upworthy and and sits on the board of tech diversity nonprofit Stumptown Syndicate.

  • Advisory Council