Krystal Oriadha

Krystal Oriadha

Prince George’s County Council, District 7, MD

Krystal, a longtime resident of Seat Pleasant, has spent years advocating for policies and legislation that support and protect all the residents within Prince George’s County. Krystal is the co-founder of the grassroots organization PG ChangeMakers, which works to address community issues around housing, food insecurity, health care, LGBTQ rights, police reform, and education as well as works to break down systemic racism.

Krystal has worked for federal and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and nonprofits. Currently the Senior Director of Policy and Program for a national nonprofit, Krystal is a highly skilled policy advisor who combines her over 10 years of experience within the public, private, and nonprofit sector with extensive public engagement to craft and support policies that help build a brighter future for our communities.

Krystal’s hard work and dedication to the community have been recognized on several occasions. She was awarded the Daily Records Top 100 women in 2021, Innovation Funds 40 under 40 award for public service in 2019, and the Howard University Alumni Move Makers award in 2018. She was also selected to serve on the 2019 Clinton Foundation’s 20|30 Leadership Council.

Krystal attended Howard University for her BBA in International Business. During Krystal’s time at Howard, she joined The International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi, lota Rho Chapter, and studied abroad in Tanzania at the University of Dar es Salaam. She also received her MBA from Amberton University.