We are pleased to have these wonderful contributors as advisory members join our team to provide guidance and professionalism to ensure a successful program.
Daniel is an American Social Entrepreneur, Deputy Sheriff, Educator and retired Professional Athlete. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of My Life My Power Institute, MLMPI Preparatory Academy Schools, My Life My Power World Inc. 501(c)3 Non-Profit and Partner and Co-Founder of My Life My Brand, his digital branding and advertising agency.
Daniel is an on-air radio personality and podcaster for Radio Disney and ESPN. He is currently Lead Host of "Drone Notes" on YouTube. Informing Drone enthusiasts on the latest in Drone Technology.
His national programs have featured some of the biggest names in music, sports and entertainment, including Kobe Bryant, Diplo, Simone Biles, John Cena and many others.
As Community Engagement Specialist for ABC7, with over 19 years’ experience championing diversity/community outreach in the entertainment industry. Since joining ABC7 in 2017, she manages major station campaigns at ABC7 as well as organize and facilitate community events, dinners, walks, parades, etc. and serve as primary point for our special community projects. She works closely with many nonprofit organizations, corporations and advertising clients to develop and implement projects which benefits the viewers and the communities that ABC7 serves within the five county coverage area.
Monica is the Manager for XPRIZE Connect where she manages community engagement and external relationships with the initiative’s network and executes impact strategies, program planning and recruitment.
With over a decade of experience in community building and outreach, Monica leads activations in learner empowerment, intersectionality in EdTech, and partnerships, as well as, the Women of XPRIZE Initiative to promote gender parity within the XPRIZE Foundation.
Jason is a world champion magician, curator of the iconic Fleet Science Center, and co-host of the Science Channel series SciJinks.
Latimer unites magic and science to inspire curiosity and demonstrate how the right question changes everything.
From bending light to shaping water, his illusions are featured globally on Television Specials, Series, Live Shows, STEM labs, & science festivals. Latimer's work has sparked millions of minds to embrace their ability to wonder.
Monica is the Children’s and Social Services Deputy/Economic and Workforce Development Deputy for Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, advising on issues related to foster youth, education, social services, workforce development, economic development, community services, and aging. Prior to this position she worked as the communications and public affairs lead for the Center for Space Policy and Strategy at The Aerospace Corporation. At Aerospace, she worked for the Secretary of the Air Force on public presentations on special assignment and helped to create and coordinate the Center for Space Policy and Strategies’ programs for military, congressional, and administration audiences.
Gregg is a media entrepreneur, solutions architect, speaker, and educator with over 25 years of experience in the areas of production, visual effects, stereoscopic 3D, and virtual reality. Currently, Gregg is Partner and Vice-President of Strategy and Growth at HOLOGATE, the world’s most successful turnkey location-based virtual reality system (5,000,000 players to-date across 35 countries worldwide); and General Manager and Vice-President of Business Development at Phase Two, a curated co-working and event space in Culver City, California for creative entrepreneurs working in frontier tech, media & entertainment.
Maritza has dedicated over 25 years to help people thrive through her extensive work in the public sector with the County of Los Angeles. She is now the Interim Executive Director for the Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board (LACWDB)—the second largest in California and fourth in the nation. Under her direction, the LACWDB aims to drive economic equity and resiliency in the L.A. Basin and to establish and prepare the talent pipeline for the 21St Century workplace—in particular the nexgen future leaders and innovators.
Gary was a professor at USC’s Annenberg School of Communication, teaching advertising, team creativity and nonprofit marketing. He believes that out of of all his professions in life, teaching a new generation is the best and most important profession he has ever had. Gary is also an advertising guy, having created campaigns for clients such as Apple and Coca Cola. Additionally, he is a nonprofit guy, having worked with over one thousand nonprofits around the world, training them in cause communication and creative thinking.
Jorge is the Southern California-based Strategic Accounts vice president for Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm. In his role, Jorge partners with Robert Half’s wholly owned subsidiary, Protiviti to manage business portfolios of Midcap to Fortune 500 global clients, leveraging Robert Half’s staffing capabilities with Protiviti’s consulting methodologies and thought leadership. Jorge focuses on high potential accounts for services across multiple industries including life sciences, high-tech, financial services, retail, media/ entertainment, government contracting, health & wellness and others.