Lucas is VP of Corporate Social Media at Visa, managing their corporate social strategy across key platforms and communities. A graduate of Stanford University and the University of San Diego School of Law, Lucas is excited to help develop stronger ties between kids, art and the Bay Area technology and business community.
Monika Brooks is a community member and advocate for literacy, racial diversity and autism awareness in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the Executive Director of the Mocha Autism Network in which she works to spread awareness of autism within communities of color She has appeared regularly on This Week in Blackness, Altruistic Leadership’s “Take a Lesson: Uncovering Hidden Mentors for Diverse Leaders. As a writer, Monika has been featured on the Classy Black Girl, Altruistic Leadership, and Educated Hood Chicks Websites.
A member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Monika holds a Bachelors Degree in the Area of Black Studies from San Francisco State University’s College of Ethnic Studies. She is currently working towards and advanced degree in Educational Leadership.
Daniel Spinka, College and Career Readiness CTE Coach, Oakland Unified School District
Laurie Shakur, Rakuten Marketing
Marion Fredman, Arts Consultant
Bianca Mallory, The Allen Group, LLC