EXPERTS AND MENTORS

Experts and Mentors don’t tell you how it’s done. They listen, learn, and collaborate to build the nuanced conversations that inspire social change.

Melody Short

Small Business Director, UnBound RVA

Megan Coolidge

Community Wealth Partners

Dan Morrison

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Robin Pendoley

Founder & President Thinking Beyond Borders

Sarah Alvarez

The Aspen Institute

Gabriela Alcalde

Richmond Memorial Health Foundation

Christina Dick

Robertson School of Media and Culture

Jeff Paddock

Financial Empowerment Coordinator IBA

Cheryl Groce-Wright

Executive Director Neighborhood Resource Center

Tito Luna

Neighborhood Outreach Director VCU

Duron Chavis

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Shantell Malachi

Founder and Executive Director, Dress for Success Central Virginia

Vida Williams

Founder and Managing Partner at The Axis Partners Inc

Adrienne Johnson

Director of Family Engagement at Peter Paul Development Center

Tatiana Faramarzi

National Geographic

Veronica Moreno

Community Engagement Manager, Thousand Currents

Nada Milijkovic

Instructor, University of California Santa Cruz

Kyle Calian

Founder and Creative Director, The Regeneration

Dayanjan S Wijesinghe

Director, Laboratory of Pharmacometabolomics and Companion Diagnostics

Terrence Walker

Virginia Commonwealth University

Helga Rippen

Deputy Director, DoD/VA Interagency Program Office