Shelley Henderson is the national diversity and inclusion manager for FIRST—For Inspiration
and Recognition of Science and Technology.
Sumeet Jain is a co-founder of Omaha Code School and a co-founder of the Big Wheel Brigade, a software development company.
Lydia Kang is an internal medicine physician at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and author of several books, including, “Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything.”
Keegan Korf is a lead teacher of digital citizenship for the Omaha Public Schools and Common Sense Media.
Melani Luedtke-Taylor is a corporate event planner for IBM and a master-certified coach. She is married and mother to two beautiful, independent teenage daughters.
Feroz Mohmand served as press coordinator for Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai before fleeing the country with spouse Katawazai and becoming a political refugee.
Gharghashta “G” Katawazai is the youngest person ever elected to the Parliament of Afghanistan. She subsequently served as the first female government spokesperson on public policy issues.
Sharon Robino-West is a Marine Corps veteran and writer. She is also a survivor of military sexual trauma and domestic violence.
Dieudonne Manirakiza is the director of the Umoja Choir whose members are resettled refugees from Burundi, The Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.