Meet our Ambassadors
Our ambassadors are inspiring leaders, storytellers, and doers from the Adobe Spark community who are passionate about helping others find their voice online.
Dani Aziz is a self-taught graphic designer and artist whose work embodies women empowerment, feel-good vibes, and a whole lot of color. Dani’s goal as a designer is to empower others to tell their story through their brand & imagery. She fiercely believes that the power in all of us lies in empowering others.
Dezjorn Gauthier is the CEO of marketing firm Dezjorn International and founder of The DIF Inc, a nonprofit organization on a mission to educate, empower, and inspire people of marginalized communities to advance equality. He is featured in the award winning documentary series “America In Transition,” as well as fashion features in The New York Times, Buzzfeed, Vogue and Vanity Fair.
Sharon Tseung teaches her followers how to generate passive income and work towards financial freedom. After quitting her 9-to-5, Sharon set off across the globe traveling and working as a digital nomad for two years. In this short window, she grew eight passive income streams, including her online businesses, and still found time to manage 13 rental units. Her success story has made its way to the pages of Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, Bustle, Fast Company, and other notable websites.
Kitiya Palaskas is an Australian designer, author, and speaker. She specializes in prop and installation design, content creation, and creative workshop facilitation, focusing primarily on using traditional craft methods re-imagined in contemporary ways. Her work is characterised by its bold colors and quirky themes and has spanned the retail, music, advertising and publishing industries.
Mikos Adams is a Creative Entrepreneur helping businesses, brands, and influencers turn “Followers into Buyers” through his strategic online marketing strategies and promotional tactics. Mikos has leveraged his skillset in creative online campaigns, sales funnels, and Facebook/Instagram ads to enhance results in multiple industries.
Phoebe Sherman is the founder of Girl Gang Craft, a community for female-forward artists + entrepreneurs based in Oakland, CA. Phoebe teaches workshops, courses, and curates conferences on topics such as email marketing and social media to help entrepreneurs thrive. She designs the GGC feminist clothing line and is the host of the GGC podcast where she interviews female founders and shares tips for running a successful, creative business.
Saunak Shah is an Indian-born, New York City-based travel and portrait photographer whose work has been showcased across the globe. With a background in advertising and graphic design, Saunak is now the Founder of Pursuit of Portraits, a New York City-based collective that connects a community of diverse global creators.
Anna-Alexia Basile is a San Francisco-based fashion, travel, and commercial photographer. She grew up splitting her time between Italy and the tropics of Florida where warm bodies of water, sunshine, and colorful surroundings shaped her vision. She shoots internationally with clients like Refinery29, Elle Decor, Into the Gloss, Google, and Disney.
Charmaine Jennings is a social media guru who owns Strategic Charm Boutique – a small agency where she helps women in business share their brand story and connect with dream clients and customers online. She works hard to help women find their voice and define their message so they can confidently communicate their passion for their industry, the work they do, and the value of their offers.
Claudio Zavala Jr. is a creative media consultant and educator who leads workshops and webinars on creativity, video creation, and storytelling. Claudio has a passion for helping individuals, entrepreneurs, and small business owners tell their stories and build their brands. He is also the host of his YouTube channel, where he shares tips on using digital tools for storytelling and branding.
Emily Welch is a lifestyle blogger and graphic designer based in Omaha, Nebraska. Integrating her background in marketing with her passions for social media, fashion, and home decor, Emily aims to inspire her community with tips & tricks and DIY tutorials. Day-to-day, you can find Emily creating content drawn from her zeal for home decor and personal style. When Emily isn't working on new projects, you can find her obsessing over her fluffy cats.
Kae is a Digital Marketing Strategist that specializes in helping service providers create automated marketing systems that close the gap in leads lost, enhance their sales processes, and keep customers returning and bringing their friends. Kae’s philosophy is it takes the right strategy coupled with the proper tools to execute a well-thought-out plan.
Nicte Cuevas is a bilingual award-winning Brand Strategist and Graphic Designer who uses empathy-driven methods to help evolve, invigorate, and amplify businesses’ unique brand positions. Over the last two decades, Nicte has worked with global brands and small businesses. Her passion is partnering with culturally diverse companies to foster brand awareness through purpose-driven design and strategy. As a LinkedIn Learning Instructor, she teaches thousands across the world about branding, color psychology, and design.
Summer Dean (aka Climate Diva) is a writer, climate communicator, model, and all-around creative human. Summer is on a mission to make talking about sustainability fun. Through relatable content that’s easy to understand, she educates her community around the climate crisis, sustainable fashion, and low-waste beauty. She is the creator of Climate For All, an upcoming platform and newsletter that shares climate and social justice news, acting as a mouthpiece for fellow women activists leading the way towards a more sustainable future.
Tania Torres's life motto is, "If someone else can accomplish something, why not you?" and this message influences every facet of her work as an entrepreneur, business coach, and content creator. Tania is the founder and host of the All Things Latina Podcast, where she educates thousands of women every month about business and careers. She is also co-founder of Latina Approved, a Digital Lifestyle Brand built to inspire and empower women.
Michael Carl Moore
Michael is a video strategist who teaches small businesses how to attract the right clients, build connections, and sell online programs through the medium of video. Michael's mission is to instill confidence in his clients to get behind the camera, building strong content muscles to grow their impact and income.
Courtney Thomas is an actress and social media consultant based out of Los Angeles. She is co-creator & co-host of the web series, Next Big Thing with Courtney and Draya, where she grew her first digital audience to over 30k and honed her social media branding chops. When she's not helping brands grow their presence online, she's acting in film, tv, commercials, and on stage.
Next Big Thing Podcast
Phil Pallen is a Personal branding expert, speaker, and digital nomad. His non-conventional approach to digital marketing and talent for social media has built him a global audience. He has worked with hundreds of brands across all industries, including a Shark on Shark Tank, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, politicians, and some of the most important names in entertainment. Phil's insights have made their way into global media outlets, and he frequently speaks at conferences around the world.
Shyne Webster is a Southern California-based college student, self-proclaimed "Branding Fairy Godsister," and the founder of Designed by Shyne. Specializing in vibrant human-first, holistic branding for women entrepreneurs, she's a proud advocate of fun in the workplace and is always determined to challenge the status quo! When Shyne's not working or doing schoolwork, she can be found at a coffee shop, creating content around surf/skate/sneaker culture, or designing merch [her favorite passion project].
Sarah Heitkemper is a serial entrepreneur and small business owner with a passion for fashion, social media and content creation. In her shop, Sustainable Accessories, Sarah upcycles deadstock fabric and flawed clothing into beautiful and environmentally sound accessories. Her values of sustainability and positive community impact are integral to all her business endeavors.