Becky Margiotta, Principal/Owner
Becky inspires and supports leaders in the social sector to step all the way into what they’re here to do on this planet. And it’s always bigger than they thought. In 2015, she created the Skid Row School to train foundation and nonprofit executives how to effectively design and run large-scale change initiatives. Prior to that, she created and led the 100,000 Homes Campaign that mobilized 186 cities to house 105,000 people off their streets in just four years.
Jennifer Kennedy, Training Manager
Jennifer Kennedy is a trainer, speaker, and entrepreneur with 15 years of experience in education. Jennifer’s passion in education began as a volunteer in Ohio teaching English to Mexican migrant farm workers. She joined Teach For America and taught first grade in Compton, California. Her teaching career included teaching in Cameroon, West Africa and at a Charter School in Inglewood, California. She earned both the Teacher of the Year and Leadership Awards for her commitment to educating young minds. After leaving elementary education, she became a software trainer where she designed and implemented in-person and virtual professional development for over 100 school districts across California. Jennifer founded Teach Good Stuff to help business owners create online curriculum and digital content. She has spoken for the Blogging While Brown, BlogHer, iBloom, At the Helm, and Toastmasters conferences.
Selena Liu Raphael, Operations Manager
Selena Liu Raphael has spent most of the last twenty years working in Child Welfare, focused in the field of foster care, intensive treatment foster care and adoptions in Los Angeles and New York City. In addition to foster care adoptions, she has also worked in domestic and international adoptions, learning about the needs and cultural contexts of adoptions from Russia, South Korea, China, Colombia, Bulgaria, Moldova, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She is also a writer, speaker and trainer, with organizations such as the UCLA Center on Child Welfare, and a presenter at various conferences including Joint Council on International Children’s Services, New York Citizens’ Coalition on Children’s Services, and as a keynote speaker at the Lewis B. Smedes ChildShare conference. She is passionate about mobilizing others to do the work they were meant to do.
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