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Shawna Wright

Shawna Wright is the Principal of Growing Big Ideas, a consultancy focused on designing customer-focused experiences, thriving ecosystems, and successful and sustainable outcomes for workforce development agencies and their stakeholders. Prior, she adeptly developed workers and strengthened communities at KRA Corporation while starting-up and rebuilding workforce development programs in DC, Miami, Southern California and Nevada. Shawna serves on the Executive Board of Leadership Long Beach as their first Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer and lends her experience to the Southern California Cannabis Council where she aids the Council in the areas of education and training, business support, workforce development, and social justice. Believing communities thrive when all sectors work together ensure its members have access to opportunities that lead to self-sustaining and meaningful careers that support economic and community development, Shawna is excited to listen, learn, and collaborate with other change-makers in the Coro Workforce Leadership Network.