As a full time director of communications in the health care field, Woodland Mayor Mayra Vega cares about including the underrepresented and boosting the city’s tech jobs.
With “Dissect,” Cole Cuchna goes deep into his favorite
music albums, cultivating curiosity in others. Now nine
seasons in, he’s found success with a Spotify partnership
and a talk at TEDxBerkeley.
The former journalist shapes the brand for Visit
Sacramento’s web content, audio-visual output, podcast, Visitors
Guide and more.
Encountering barriers in academia has prompted Dr. Robyn Magalit
Rodriguez to launch into entrepreneurship. She is leaving her
post as a full professor at UC Davis to create her own school,
farm and learning center.
Alycia Anderson pivoted from a successful career as a sales
executive to start her own company
championing diversity, equity and inclusion in the
As senior program director of Capitol Impact, Anna Fontus
crafts policies that address inequality in California’s
complex social systems.
Brandon Brown is CEO and co-founder of the fast-growing
Sacramento-based company Grin. His thought leadership on
influencer marketing is based on authenticity.
Freelance essayist Sarah Miller lends her idiosyncratic
style to The New Yorker website and many other
publications. The Nevada City-based writer was
commissioned by Substack to start her own
newsletter earlier this year.
Gallerist Faith J. McKinnie is highlighting the work she wants to
see in her Midtown gallery that highlights contemporary art
by underrepresented artists.
Licensed marriage and family therapist Lupe Nambo considers
it her mission to “decolonize therapy.”