PhD and MA, Luskin School of Public Affairs, UCLA
Amy Shimshon-Santo is the Founder / Principal at CREO Worldwide which promotes a just society by investing in diverse leadership and catalyzing community knowledge. She has consulted for a range of organizations including Community Partners and Arts for LA. Shimshon-Santo previously taught at UCLA’s School of the Arts and Architecture and, earlier in her career, co-founded the Brasil Brasil Cultural Center, a transnational performing arts company that toured globally. Her research has been published by UC Press, SUNY Press, the Teaching Artist Journal, and Public!: A Journal of Imagining America. She has earned a number of fellowships and serves on the Board of Women in Transportation – Los Angeles, chairing their Adopt-a-School Committee. Shimshon-Santo was honored on the President of the United States’ Honor Roll for Service Learning.