JULIA FORSLUND

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A St. Louis native, Julia moved to Texas to attend Texas Christian University, graduating with an accounting degree. Julia later made her way down to Austin to join the DSACT team in June 2021. She is so grateful to be a part of this wonderful organization! Her prior nonprofit experience includes fundraising, finance, and sponsorship […]

JAMI DEAN

Jami was born and raised in Springfield, MO. She graduated from Columbia College with a degree in Elementary Education and taught in both Missouri and Oklahoma before relocating with her family to the Austin area in 2014. She has over a decade of experience working with students with disabilities, most recently, teaching as a Resource/Inclusion […]

BRITTANY GARCIA

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Empowering others is a passion of hers. In order to strengthen her skills and connect with other emerging change-makers, she studied a Masters at the University of Alcala in Madrid, Spain, where she connected with emerging change-makers and deepened her understanding of global trends. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to episodes of the […]

AVA RICHARDS

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A born and raised Texan! Ava relocated to Austin from San Antonio to pursue her academic journey at the University of Texas at Austin, focusing on Advertising and Interior Design. Anticipating her graduation in May 2026, she is actively honing her skills in social media management and event programming at DSACT. A dedicated community servant […]