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Isis Keigwin, Co-founder

Isis was born and raised in Massachusetts, where she learned the values of generosity, kindness, gratitude and equality from her mother, grandmother and their close-knit family. She attended Duke University where she earned dual degrees in Sociology and African and African-American Studies as well as a minor in Markets and Management Studies. Prior to co-founding Camellia Network, Isis spent more than 12 years in the world of Advertising and Public Relations – most recently at Ogilvy where she was a Vice President and Senior Strategic Planner. After spending over a decade witnessing firsthand how technology, creativity and innovation were being used to solve challenges that some of the world’s largest corporations were facing, Isis now wakes up every day excited to put that same level of creative thinking and innovation to work on this grave societal dilemma. In her spare time (what’s that?) you can find her in Northern California running, hiking, playing guitar, writing or rocking out to teeny bopper music in the car with her two daughters. View profile.

email: Isis@camellianetwork.org

Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Co-founder

Vanessa was born in San Francisco and raised in Chico, California. After studying creative writing and education at Stanford, she went on to teach art and writing to youth in low-income communities. She and her husband, PK, have four children: Donovan, 22; Tre'von, 20; Chela, 6; and Miles; 4.  Vanessa is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Language of Flowers, that chronicles a young woman emancipating from the foster care system. She currently lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where her husband is studying urban school reform at Harvard. Vanessa is also the co-founder of Camellia Network. View profile.

email: Vanessa@camellianetwork.org

Joslyn Morris, Executive Director

Joslyn Morris was born and raised in Sacramento, California. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she was inspired to get involved with community programs specifically for women and children. Before joining Camellia Network, Joslyn worked for various non-profit organizations including Girl Scouts Heart of Central California, Alliance for Justice and Planned Parenthood Mar Monte. Her background includes work in fundraising and development, event planning, volunteer management and recruitment. Previously as Program Director, she worked specifically on the youth experience, recruitment of partner organizations, and registry fulfillment for youth. Now as Executive Director she also oversees Camellia Network's daily operations. She is always interested in finding ways for new people, organizations and companies to get involved in Camellia Network. Outside of work you can usually find Joslyn sharing a meal with friends, enjoying a bike ride, planning a party or watching reality tv. View profile.

email: Joslyn@camellianetwork.org

Anthony Gibson, Creative + Communications Director

Anthony was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and raised in Sacramento, California. In his senior year of high school he also started his own creative agency, building out several business ventures in the years to follow including online magazines, clothing lines, and online social networks. He is currently pursuing a degree in Communications at Sacramento State with an emphasis on New Media, and a Minor in Business. He also serves as the Chief of Staff for the California State Student Association. As Creative + Communications Director, Anthony handles everything from marketing to UX/UI design for Camellia Network. Anthony is restless and passionate about the work he does and is most excited to take part of the innovative spirit that surrounds the team at Camellia Network. View Profile.

email: Anthony@camellianetwork.org