World Without Hate
With over sixteen years of experience in the non-profit sector, Jessica Bhuiyan is an incredibly passionate leader within the social justice and human rights advocacy movements. As an executive, coach, consultant, and change agent, Bhuiyan utilizes her expertise and experiences to make a difference for others.
Office of Refugee & Immigrant Assistance,
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Annie Dimitrasis a human rights advocate with a background in immigrant and refugee affairs, government administration, and education. She holds an M.A. in Human Rights & Democratization from the European Inter-University Center for Human Rights (EIUC) and a B.A. in Creative Writing and International Studies from the University of California, San Diego.
Civil Rights Analyst,
Seattle Public Schools
Adrian Glover is a human rights advocate with a heightened focus on race relations and social justice for all. For over a decade, Adrian has been a champion for equal treatment and accountability, showing support by joining social activist groups, political campaign fundraising, faith-based initiatives, and fraternity national programs.
Survivor Community Advocate,
Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST)
Erik Gray is an artist, consultant, national speaker, human trafficking content expert, and community leader in Seattle, WA. Having been homeless, domestically trafficked, and HIV+ himself he has strived to improve systems that sought to serve him but failed.
Sarah has worked within the venture capital, technology, and P&C insurance markets. Her professional experience includes technical accounting research, preparing and reviewing SEC filings, and project management.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
UW MSW student who is passionate about moving the arc of our universe towards justice. Currently aField Organizer with Asian Counseling Referral Service.
Rainier Beach Action Coalition
Tammy's lifelong work has been to increase economic power for struggling individuals and families. She is committed to equitable community-based solutions that advance the economic right of everyone to live a life of dignity. For 10 years Tammy was the founder and principal of Urban Food Link, a food policy firm that was instrumental in placing food security issues on the agendas of city, county and state leaders.
North American Operations Manager,
Sales and operations for small to medium size businesses and nonprofits. Focus on food andbeverage, hospitality and social justice.
Event & Volunteer Manager,
Erika Chen is a social justice advocate whose work in human rights started in high school, while leading SUCA (Students United for Cultural Awareness) and SEED (Seeking Equity, Education, and Diversity).
US Government Accountability Office
Originally from Beaverton, OR, Brian Egger received his bachelor of arts in politics from Willamette University, Salem, OR in May 2007 and masters of public administration from American University, Washington, DC in July 2009. While pursuing his bachelor of arts, Brian served as a committee and legislative assistant in the Oregon Legislative Assembly.
Vice President - Data,
Tyrone has a diverse background at the interaction of technology, data, and social good. He is a senior executive, a technologist, a researcher, an entrepreneur, a futurist, a data scientist, a keynote speaker, a coach, and a software engineer.
Dae Shik Kim Hawkins Jr
Director of Development,
Dae Shik Kim Hawkins Jr. currently lives on the South End of Seattle WA. Dae Shik has served in Youth/Young adult ministries for 7 years. Dae Shik is originally from Honolulu, HI and misses the sun very much.
The Housing Connection
Born in Kosovo, Shkëlqim immigrated to the United States as a refugee. His experiences growing up in a society torn by war have fueled his commitment to human rights and civic engagement.
Director of Operations,
The Pomegranate Center
Valentina Montecinos holds an MBA in Sustainable Business; and a Bachelor’s in Anthropology and Women’s Studies. She has over 15 years of combined experience in the nonprofit, government, and business fields.
Nia Tero Foundation
Aaron Oravillo is currently splitting his time between work and studying issues related to social justice, equity, and inclusion at school. Aaron cares about the rights of the homeless, and he is conscious of the need for indigenous sovereignty.
A third generation Seattleite, Pamela Schwartz devotes her life to community activism. Her passion for social justice led her to the Anti-Defamation League where she serves on both the National Advisory Board and Pacific Northwest Regional Board.
Manager of Community & Culture,
A child of Caribbean immigrants, Jackie has championed the advancement of underrepresented populations throughout her career. She previously served as a mentor at Year Up.