Victor Gotesman, Executive Director, ODC/Dance. Victor has over 25 years of experience in strategic and financial planning, arts management, and organizational development. He co-founded The Center for Creative Resources in New York, served as Managing Director of Jaffe Holden Acoustics, was President of Theatre Projects Consultants, and served as the first Executive Director of the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) in Los Angeles. Victor previously served as an arts presenter at the University of Massachusetts, University of Montana and University of Nebraska. He holds an M.F.A. degree in Arts Administration from the University of Iowa and a B.A. degree in Music from the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, NY.
Ginger Daniel Facilitator and Strategic Planner at Orange Strategies. Her subject matter experience ranges from women’s human rights and international development to regional green infrastructure planning, local food justice movements and global fair trade. Ginger has a master’s degree in sustainability planning and design, speaks conversational Spanish and rusty Russian, and dances the international languages of Salsa and Argentine Tango.
Elisabeth Jay Friedman is Chair and Professor of Politics and Latin American Studies at the University of San Francisco. Her work focuses on feminist and LGBT movements in Latin America. She coordinates the USF Global Women’s Rights Forum.
Lisa Harding is an avid generalist who has worked as the prop-master for three seasons of a craft beer and travel TV series, a stage hand, a heavy equipment operator at the South Pole, a backpacking guide in the Sierra Nevada, an outdoor survival instructor in Southern Utah, the online production manager at Fortune magazine, a tech consultant for a B2B company in Mumbai, and as a photography assistant back when they still shot on film.
Kristin Hayden has spent her career creating opportunities for leadership and greater global engagement among historically underprivileged groups. She is an Ashoka Fellow and the Official Spokesperson for the Global Access Pipeline. She is currently the Chief Partnership Officer for IGNITE in San Francisco, building a national movement to inspire young women to run for political office. She is also the co-founder of Vision Venture. In 2002, Kristin founded OneWorld Now!, an award-winning global leadership program for low-income and minority youth based in Seattle.
Josh Klipp – For over a decade Josh lead and choreographed for Freeplay Dance Crew at the Embarcadero YMCA, where he still teaches hip hop classes. Josh is currently the band leader for The Klipptones, a swing and event band. Prior to his current role at Salesforce as an Employee Relations ADA Program Manager, Josh practiced Labor and Employment Law for 16 years.