“Caring For Myself Is Not Self-indulgence, It Is Self-preservation, And That Is An Act Of Political Warfare”

-Audre Lorde

Our History

Vanessa has a background in Community Organizing with Color of Change, BYP100, CTWO, and Bay Area Black Worker Center. Their passion for DEI, advocacy, and centering marginalized communities is apparent in her clinical interests, community collaborations, and research.

Vanessa has done interviews with Huff Post and See Change Mag on racial equity, speaking engagements with the Women’s Jewelry Association on Deconstructing Gender in Jewelry at its intersections, and presented research with Ethel’s Club. Vee has also been published by the Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services on LGBTQ-inclusivity.

Vanessa is available for Speaking Engagements, Coaching, Academic Research, LGBTQ Competency Training, Interviews and other collaborations.

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