Andréa Long is a Bay Area native, event planner, health and fitness enthusiast, world traveler, and UC Davis alumna. With a passion for events, Andréa founded Firewood Events, a wedding and private event planning company.
Andréa leads the events and partnerships for the Local Marketing team at Lyft. Working with over 20 local teams across the country, Andréa provides the tools and support for each city to execute events and partnerships.
Ariem is a production designer at Airbnb, a member of the Consumer Advisory Board for Adobe XD (Experience Design) and is partnering with the Level Playing Field Institute/SMASH in developing a STEM outreach program.
Dominique Hollins is the Seller Diversity Ambassador at eBay where she leads efforts that enable economic opportunity for diverse business owners. As a trailblazer and equality advocate, she serves as a diversity influencer throughout eBay and the broader tech community. Her work in diversity and inclusion began 7 years ago during her time at Google as a leader with the Black Googler Network (BGN). Later, she founded Black Employees at eBay (BEE), establishing a more visible global presence for eBay’s black community. She also served as a global lead for eBay's LGBT community, United in Pride, where she restructured, rebranded and revitalized the community while increasing exposure to senior executives.
Lili Gangas is the Kapor Center's Chief Technology Community Officer. In this role, Lili helps catalyze Oakland’s emergence as a social impact hub of tech done right – where tech, diverse talent, and action driven partnerships can tackle pressing social and economic inequities of our communities head-on. Before coming to the Kapor Center, Lili was an Associate Principal at Accenture Technology Lab’s Open Innovation team, building bridges between startups and Global 2000 commercial clients through cross sector collaboration.
Maasha Kah currently manages employee volunteering for Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm. Google.org provides more than $200 million yearly in grants to support innovators using technology for humanity and social responsibility. Maasha manages a global team of over 200 Google ambassadors who work to support capacity building and tangible results for the grant recipients. She works to empower them to use their skills, talents & resources to make an extraordinary impact on themselves and the world. Maasha supports the Black Googler Network by serving as the External Community Manager.