Kaile Shilling

Executive Director
Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network
Los Angeles, California

Kaile brings over fifteen years experience working in and with nonprofits, particularly those focused on building strong young people. Prior to the Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network, she served as the Executive Director for the Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles, an organization serving hundreds of nonprofits across Los Angeles County. Her expertise lies in promoting networking and collaboration among community- and faith-based organizations and promoting cross-field dialogue and partnership. Prior to the VPC, Kaile worked at Homeboy Industries, one of the leading gang intervention agencies in the nation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Anthropology from Harvard University, where she focused on the role of the arts as a means of expressing and shifting social values, and a Master of Theological Studies from Loyola Marymount University. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, journalist Vince Beiser, and her two amazing kids.