Keynote Speaker – Tina Gridiron Smith
Tina Gridiron Smith serves as a Program Officer for Lumina Foundation. In this position she actively seeks to remove the postsecondary access and success barriers facing underserved student populations. As a California native, Tina has over ten years of experience as a student affairs professional at several colleges and universities, including UC Berkeley, Calif. State University, Chico, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Stanford University. Currently she serves as a board member for the national Grantmakers for Education and has enjoyed ten years of service in the field of philanthropy. Tina received her Bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley and two Masters Degrees from Stanford University.