Excuse Me, But Why?
Ep. 2: November 19, 2015
Politics, the arts, music, the environment, and entertaining happenings…360BayArea is bringing diverse voices to the airwaves to discuss topics and issues that are on the hearts and minds of its residents.
In this episode we hear from John, an entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Code and Canvas; Leila, an Ocean’s Conservation Attorney; and Maria, who works for Children International. All three of our guests told us about a local issue that they’d like a city official in a position of power to address.
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Leila is an attorney with significant experience with research, analysis and writing on international and environmental law and policy. She is the Co-founder of Clear Resource Law, LLC, and the founder of Project AMPLIFI, a San Francisco-based non-profit whose mission is to create platforms for music and art to inform, inspire and activate community. Leila is an avid surfer and has described getting in the ocean as ‘going to church.’ Shows: Beats Geek Chic, ZenDotCom
Born and raised in Eureka, California, John caught the entrepreneurial bug while still in elementary school. But before launching his first company John was an Army Ranger, serving throughout the world for the better part of seven years. He’s held positions at Facebook and Pinterest and is currently working as a Platform/Product Management at Coinbase. Shows: Beats Geek Chic
Maria Franco is a Chilean American, born and raised in Hawaii, who is driven to make scalable social impact. Trained professionally as a ballet dancer, Maria currently lives in San Francisco and works for Children International, a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring real and lasting change to children living in poverty. Shows: ZenDotCom, Hearts & Arrows