Alfred Solis

National Director of Digital Strategy

Before joining BUILD, Alfred dedicated his efforts towards community-led systems change with high schools as fulcrum at XQ Institute. He led the professional learning community within the network of schools […]

Katherine Tkaczyk

Program Operations Manager

Katherine Tkaczyk joins the BUILD team to serve as Program Operations Manager for the National Shared Services team. Katherine is an experienced educator who has worked with adolescents in various […]

Heidi Scholes

Grant Writer, Boston

As an entrepreneur herself, Heidi Scholes understands the powerful impact of giving a young person the skills they need to run their own business. Heidi credits being able to start […]

Jaren Sorkow

Director of Strategic Partnerships, CA

A Los Angeles native, Jaren has dedicated his career to community engagement and working with disenfranchised populations. Prior to joining BUILD, Jaren served as the Director of Casa Esperanza, a […]

Meilani Meleisea

Community Engagement Manager, Bay Area

Meilani Meleisea joins the BUILD CA Team with extensive experience surrounding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work within higher education at her alma mater, the University of California, Berkeley. As founder […]

Felipe Duran

Community Engagement Manager, LA

Felipe Duran is excited to join BUILD Los Angeles as the Community Engagement Manager. Felipe is an experienced non-profit professional having worked with disconnected youth and youth experiencing homelessness in […]

Hadiya Culbreath

National Shared Services Talent Associate

Hadiya Culbreath recently graduated from the University of Southern California and is thrilled to be a part of the BUILD family. While studying Health and Human Sciences with a Psychology […]

Kanika Mediratta

Head of Digital Payments and Security at First Republic Bank

Candice Tang

VP Resilience Engineering at Nike



1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right


- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

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