Meet Our Advisory Board
Sarah Chung is a freelance visual designer from Chicago. Besides good design, she loves a large cup of coffee in the morning, online window shopping, and tackling baking projects.
Dericka Hudson is a corporate HR Leader with fifteen years’ experience in learning and development, non-profit management, and HR. In her current role, she leads strategy and management of leadership development programs for a fortune 500 financial services firm. Dericka is passionate about increasing educational and economic access for underserved communities. She enjoys partnering with organizations to develop and elevate their business strategy and social impact efforts.
Dericka holds an MBA with a concentration in Human and Organizational Performance from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from Florida State University.
Melissa Moriarty spent over five years living and working in South America where she founded luxury artisan home goods company, Azulina Home, in 2012. Passionate about the intersection of the artisan sector and technology, her area of expertise is technology, sales & growth strategy, and luxury consumer goods. She has a BA in Communications from The George Washington University.
Heather works as Legal Director at the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth (CFSY), a national organization dedicated to age-appropriate sentencing practices for all children in the United States. Prior to joining the CFSY, Heather worked as an attorney at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C. and a Fellow at the Children & Family Justice Center in Chicago. Heather is a Chicago native and received her JD from Northwestern School of Law.
Prior to law school, Heather researched issues of human trafficking in Bulgaria as a United States Fulbright Fellow. She also worked in Washington, D.C. and Nairobi, Kenya on issues of pre-trial detention and violence against children.
Heather serves as Chair of the Board of Arts for Learning Connecticut, a nonprofit that engages students of all ages and abilities in learning creatively through the arts.