For over 15 years, Sarah has had a professional career in the field of higher education. Having been a first-generation college student, Sarah is energized by developing and supporting structures that ultimately contribute to the successful educational journey of underserved student populations. Through her strategic partnerships, she has been able to unite her passion for visual representation and storytelling with her desire to promote student success and academic achievement.
Working in both the California Community College and California State University systems, Sarah has collaboratively partnered with a wide range of faculty, staff, administrators and the public to enhance the student learning experience. In her current role as an Analyst, Sarah is committed to providing leadership, project management and support in the areas of curriculum development, curriculum technologies and educational effectiveness. In her time away from campus, Sarah operates a small business in the area of media production empowering individuals, other small businesses and nonprofits to share their stories in creative and inspiring ways. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting and a master’s degree in Communication with a focus in Media Studies, which she leverages to make the future of the next generation brighter.
Reach her at victoriavisionmedia.com
Ebony Beckford is an author, entrepreneur, and financial literacy advocate committed to closing the racial wealth gap in America, especially for communities of color. Ebony's work is guided by the notion that early financial education is a key component of achieving financial independence as well as building economically prosperous communities. In 2020, she founded Fin Lit Kids, a multimedia company that promotes financial literacy for kids ages 3-7 through fun and engaging books, games, activities, and content.
Reda is a practicing attorney and military families advocate based in Houston, Texas. She serves as in-house counsel for a large shipping and logistics company. Reda is also the Founder and CEO of GotSpot, a digital marketplace connecting small enterprises with micro-term commercial space rentals. Reda serves on the Boards of Leadership Houston, Texas Lyceum, League of Women Voters Houston, Sketch City, and Military Family Advisory Network. Visit her and learn more at gotspotinc.com