Jo Ann Villanueva-Salvador (she/her) is a career educator and strives to be a diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice advocate. Jo Ann works at University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) as the Associate Director of Career Services. She has a particular interest in supporting first-generation students and students of color. Beyond her counseling work, she is the Co-Chair of UCSB’s Asian Pacific Islander Task Force and a long-time member of UCSB’s Asian Pacific Islander Alliance). Jo Ann holds a Master’s degree in Psychology, has been married for 20 years, has two beautiful sons and enjoys living by the beach.