Lydia's heart is simple: she has a passion for telling stories and bringing a voice to the voiceless. As the Communications Manager, she develops and coordinates various communications strategies and looks forward to building key partnerships with other organizations across the Sacramento region. In 2019, she graduated from Vanguard University of Southern California where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Public Relations. She carries years of various leadership experience from her alma mater and previously worked with a PR agency in Orange County, CA. She is a proud South Sacramento native that hopes to inspire other young students to defy the odds set against them and dream big!