Adena Ishii is a long-time League member and 3rd-year law student at Santa Clara University School of Law. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business in 2014. Adena serves on the LWV California state board, as well as on her local Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville (LWVBAE) board, and was the youngest and first woman of color elected president of the LWVBAE. While president, Adena focused on creating a youth internship program, hiring staff, and applying a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens to the League's work.
Adena lives with her husband, teenager, chihuahua, and fish in Berkeley, California.