Meet the Experts




MixedNationDiversity-Illao-headshotIlalo Kalika: A teacher, trainer, organizer, consultant, student, activist and youth and curriculum development specialist for 25 years.  She has been recognized by the city and county of San Francisco and the school districts of San Francisco and Oakland California for her service to youth, families and the community. Ilalo has a Master’s degree from University of San Francisco in International and Multicultural Education her BA from University California Santa Barbara is in Black Studies. She has developed a pedagogical framework and curriculum that has proven time and time again to empower participants to become powerful leaders and advocates for a more multicultural society.

Luke Whitehead: A former professional basketball player, motivational speaker, and author who graduated with a degree in Communications from the University of Louisville. Luke launched Mixed Nation in 2010 and has accumulated an online community of over 450,000 supporters, as well as a successful website and online store. He has dedicated his life to being a global ambassador for diversity, inclusion and equality.