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Board of Directors

Becca Levin

Becca Levin is a managing director at Stanford Management Company. Prior to joining SMC in August 2015, Becca managed a private investment fund for a family office in San Francisco. She has previous work experience in both the public and private sectors at the U.S. Department of Energy, McKinsey & Company, and Farallon Capital. Becca…

Byron Auguste

Byron was inspired by a diverse set of experiences to conceive and co-found Opportunity@Work in 2015. From his large extended family to a diverse range of friends in his “hometowns” of Detroit, Michigan and Phoenix, Arizona, he knows so many people who found themselves stuck, unable to contribute their full talents, nor to be rewarded…

Norman Atkins

Norman Atkins is the Managing Partner of an education innovation studio, supporting and incubating mission-driven teaching and learning organizations.  He is the founder, former CEO and current board chair of Uncommon Schools; the co-founder, past president, and current board chair of Relay GSE; the co-Founder and board chair of Zearn; and the board chair of…

Naomi Bagdonas

Naomi Bagdonas is a corporate strategist and Lecturer at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business who helps leaders build more innovative, collaborative, and joyful work cultures (and lives). A leading expert in the intersection of humor and leadership, Naomi advises executives and celebrities on topics ranging from appearances on Saturday Night Live, to leadership presence, to…

Yin Lu

Yin is a partner at MCJ collective, an entrepreneurial commons that enables the flow of information, ideas, and capital necessary to advance collaboration and solutions to make a dent in the climate crisis. Yin previously worked on DEI efforts at Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation and was GM of Khan Academy’s international business,…

Ahmmad Brown

With academic training in sociology and a professional career as an operator and consultant, Ahmmad has developed a deep working knowledge and command of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) bestpractices. Ahmmad’s accomplishments in the DEI space include leading a team of senior administrators and faculty at a private college of performing arts to develop a…