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Kerri J. Malloy is an assistant professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies at San Jose State University, where he specializes in Indigenous studies and genocide. He is enrolled Yurok and is of Karuk descent.
Anthony Christian Ocampo is a professor of sociology at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. As a writer and scholar, his work focuses on race, immigration and LGBTQ issues.
Alex Hanna is director of research at the Distributed AI Research Institute (DAIR), an independent organization that studies the development and impact of artificial intelligence. Previously, Hanna was a senior research scientist at Google studying ethical artificial intelligence and fair machine learning. A sociologist by training, her work centers on the data used in new computational technologies.
Desiré Whitmore, aka LASERchick, is a senior physics educator at Exploratorium, a public hands-on learning laboratory in San Francisco where she leads curriculum development workshops for middle and high school teachers.
Malakai is a director who describes her mission as “to be a disruptor by telling world-building and fantastical narratives that turn archetypes of the Black diaspora on its head.” She is the founder and CEO of the nonprofit Made in Her Image, which provides opportunities to women and nonbinary youth of color to create their own films, scripts, content and more.
Michelle K. Sugihara is the executive director of CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment), a nonprofit professional organization that supports emerging and established Asian and Pacific Islander creatives in Hollywood through fellowships, consulting and partnerships with production companies.
Anibel Ferus-Comelo is a faculty member at the Goldman School of Public Policy and director of Community Engaged Academic Initiatives at the Labor Center at the University of California, Berkeley. She has more than two decades of experience in community-engaged research and teaching, with a focus on the governance of global supply chains, labor standards and corporate social responsibility, gender, migration and the political economy of India.
Khiara M. Bridges is a professor at University of California, Berkeley, School of Law and an anthropologist specializing in the intersectionality of race, class, reproductive justice and law. She studies how reproductive rights law and biomedical ethics reinforce racial inequalities in the United States.
Alice Wong is a disabled activist, writer and consultant. She is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community that creates and shares stories focused on disability culture. She writes about media, politics, disability representation and activism.
Priti Krishtel is a health justice lawyer and the co-founder of I-MAK, a nonprofit that focuses on improving global access to vaccines and medicines by challenging drug patent monopolies. Krishtel has spent nearly two decades exposing structural inequities affecting access to medicines and vaccines across the Global South and in the United States.
Tim Jin is a disability rights advocate with cerebral palsy. He advocates for improving the accessibility of technology-aided communication for those with speech-related disabilities.
Tracey Ross is director of federal policy and narrative change at PolicyLink. She also serves as a delegate to the U.S.-Japan Leadership program, which fosters connections between leaders in both countries.
David C. Kang is a professor of international relations, business and East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Southern California. Kang’s research explores questions of economic development, security relations in the region, and the historical basis of contemporary relations.
Suyapa Portillo Villeda is an associate professor in Chicana/o Latina/o Transnational Studies at Pitzer College. Her work broadly focuses on social movements in Central America with a focus on Honduras.
Karen Tongson is a professor of English, gender and sexuality studies, and American studies and ethnicity, and chair of the Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Southern California.
José A. Quiñonez is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow and the founding CEO of Mission Asset Fund (MAF), a nonprofit that helps financially excluded communities, particularly low-income and immigrant families, to become visible, active and successful participants in the U.S. financial mainstream.
Erica Bernal-Martinez is the CEO of NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials) Educational Fund, which works to encourage the participation of Latinos in the America political process and increase the effectiveness of Latino policymakers on issues such as immigration, voting rights and election reform.
Lanhee J. Chen is the director of domestic policy studies and lecturer in the public policy program at Stanford University. His research interests include health care policy, the design of public institutions and advanced policy analysis.
Dr. Seema Yasmin is director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, a clinical assistant professor in Stanford University’s department of medicine, and visiting professor at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, where she teaches crisis management and communications.
Constance Iloh is is a visual artist, anthropologist, photographer and qualitative methodologist. She illuminates forms of oppression and structural violence within social contexts and organizations.
Shirin Sinnar is a professor of law at Stanford University Law School. Her research focuses on the legal treatment of political violence, the procedural dimensions of civil rights litigation, and the role of institutions in protecting individual rights and democratic values in the national security context.
Tina Trujillo is an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education. She is an expert on education inequality, federal educational policymaking and test-based educational reforms.
Akilah R. Carter-Francique is the founder of Francique Sport and Education Consulting LLC, which provides education, research and development for sports participation. She is an associate professor at San Jose State University (SJSU) in the department of African American studies.