Leesa Riviere is a San Francisco Bay Area native with over a decade of experience as a professional researcher and scholar practitioner in the field of education. She greatly enjoys the honor and privilege of serving her community in various capacities, such as supporting students, faculty, staff, families, and learning communities in various leadership and professional roles. She is a first-generation doctoral student in the organizational development and change program with a concentration in media technology and innovation at Fielding Graduate University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology with a concentration in organization and inequalities and a minor in science technology and society from Santa Clara University. She also earned her master’s degrees in educational leadership and human development from Santa Clara University and Fielding Graduate University, respectively.