Dayna Chung (she/her) is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Community Equity Collaborative, a local nonprofit incubator for initiatives that increase equity in education. Under her leadership, they launched programs including the Teacher Pipeline Project for early learning educators and Rainbow Kids, a resource on gender, love and family for teachers and caregivers of young children. Dayna is a passionate advocate for the child care workforce, from co-authoring legislation (AB1073) removing financial barriers to academic pathways to administering over $5M in funds during COVID19 to child care providers in San Mateo County. She has been a guest speaker and facilitator for numerous events related to equity, education, women and child care - including the RISE Women's Leadership Conference. She participates in many Bay Area organizations including the KQED Community Advisory Panel, the Child Care Partnership Council Workforce Committee (SMC), Menlo Park City School District LCAP & Equity Team, and the child development advisory boards at Cañada/Skyline and Foothill community colleges. As the spouse of an Asian immigrant and parent of biracial, LGBTQ+ children, she's seen the impact of systemic changes that build power and equity for women, children and diverse communities. Prior to entering the nonprofit world, Dayna worked in product marketing and organizational development for both technology companies and consulting firms operating in the US and Taiwan. Dayna graduated Summa Cum Laude with Highest Honors in International Studies from Butler University and also holds an MBA in International Management from the University of London.