Anna Maria Luera (she/her) is a mother, partner, Artist Disruptor, theatre artist and youth worker. Originally from Arizona, Anna has lived in the Bay Area for over 20 years. Anna believes when we are actively engaged in our own creative growth and vision for the world, we not only positively transform and heal ourselves, but our communities as well. Anna has worked as the Senior Program Manager at Destiny Arts, as a Dream Director with The Future Project, and as a Senior Program Director with Oakland Kids First. She is a familia company member of the award-winning Campo Santo Theatre company in the Bay Area and has worked with BIPOC young women to tell their stories through ritual theatre, restorative practice, and political education. Anna is trained in restorative justice practices, learning space curation, youth development, and arts integration. She received the Equity in the Entertainment Industry Award from Stanford University's Institute for Diversity in the Arts in 2015.