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AIandYou is grateful to have a visionary Board of Directors. Each member's singular perspective provides us with invaluable insight into how we can make the world a better place through AI.

A. Shuanise Washington

A. Shuanise Washington

A. Shuanise Washington is the President and CEO of the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). Prior to her current position, Washington was the President and CEO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF). She was also the Founder and Principal of Washington Solutions, LLC, which provided strategic counsel to businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations. In addition to her professional experience, Washington holds leadership positions in a number of national and local community organizations. She has received numerous awards and has been featured in national and local publications.
Nicole de Leon

Nicole DeLeon

Nicole is an attorney in Seattle specializing in real estate development. Nicole provides insight and guidance regarding how to interpret local regulations and State statutes. Nicole also puts her legal skills to work in her community and provides pro bono legal services through the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project where she works with asylum seekers throughout the asylum process. A graduate of UC Berkeley (with honors) and Seattle University of Law School (with honors).
Alicia Aguirre

Alicia Aguirre

Alicia C. Aguirre is an elected member of the City Council in the City of Redwood City where she has served as both Vice Mayor and Mayor. She is the first Latina Mayor in the history of Redwood City. She also served as a Trustee and the President of the Redwood City Elementary School Board prior to joining the City Council. Alicia is a professor at Cañada College, STEM leader and Coordinator of the ESL Dept. She holds an M.A. from Eastern Michigan University. She was a Fulbright Exchange Professor in Argentina.
Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria is an award-winning actor, producer, director, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and “Desperate Housewives” alumna. She founded the Eva Longoria Foundation in 2012 to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship.

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