Tori graduated from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication with a Master’s Degree in Public Diplomacy where she focused on using new technology to facilitate cross-border collaboration and global citizenship. She has spent the past ten years working to launch startups promoting equity in the areas of finance and media literacy. Tori has worked on media literacy education grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and National Science Foundation. She is involved with parents in her local community to raise awareness about media literacy education. As a product researcher at PayPal, Tori is passionate about new technology and media literacy, recognizing the profound impact of both to create more equitable communities.