Meet our Ambassadors

Our ambassadors are inspiring leaders, storytellers, and doers from the Spark community who are passionate about helping others find their voice online.

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Dani Aziz

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

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.

DonYé Taylor

DonYé is a Creative Consultant and Co-Founder of The Digital Footprint, a Black-owned creative marketing agency. DonYé specializes in helping business owners grow their brands by producing culturally relevant content. She has worked on projects for various brands, including Nike, Puma, Combs Enterprises, and more.

Kitiya Palaskas

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

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

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

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

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.

Ashley Capps

Ashley Capps is a Lifestyle and Professional Stylist and the Founder of AC-Styles, a personal styling business designed to help people create a wardrobe that brings them joy and confidence. Her impressive background includes styling gigs for film, tv, and print as well as big brands like Toyota, Nissan, and Mitsubishi.

Brian Fanzo

Brian Fanzo is a digital futurist keynote speaker who translates the trends of tomorrow to inspire change today. He teaches companies of all sizes how to leverage technology in real-time in order to engage their customers at the right time, which has helped launch digital and influencer strategies with the world’s most iconic brands like Dell, EMC, Adobe, IBM, UFC, Applebee’s, and SAP.

Charmaine Jennings

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

Claudio is an Edtech and creative media consultant based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He is passionate about fostering creativity in the classroom and using digital tools to engage learners. In addition, he enjoys helping individuals, entrepreneurs, and small business owners build brands and develop their design identity.

Emily Welch

Emily Welch is a Fashion Reseller, Graphic Designer, and Blogger living in Omaha, Nebraska. Day-to-day, Emily is salvaging used clothing from being dumped in landfills and resells her finds online. When she isn’t doing her part to help the world through sustainable fashion, she is creating content that encourages others to do the same.

Goldie Chan

Goldie Chan is a global speaker, strategist, and writer. She is known as the “Oprah of LinkedIn” by Huffington Post and her video channel won LinkedIn Top Voice. She also runs Warm Robots, a social media strategy agency based in Los Angeles with global clients. She writes for Forbes on “Personal Branding and Storytelling in the Digital Age.”

Kae Whitaker

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

Nicte Cuevas is an award-winning Brand Strategist and Graphic Designer who uses empathy-driven tactics to help evolve, invigorate, and amplify businesses’ unique brand positions. Over the last two decades, Nicte has worked on large rebrands and brand management projects across the U.S. and around the world, in English and Spanish. She loves to contribute to culturally diverse projects and being creatively challenged by serving a variety of businesses and audiences.