Jodi Cilley was born and raised in Barre, Vermont. She graduated in 1999 from Boston College with a BA in Sociology and in 2010, completed her MBA in Business Administration-Entrepreneurship at San Diego State University. Since 2004, Jodi has worked extensively as an afterschool media arts educator with Media Arts Center San Diego, including developing new youth curriculums for libraries in the region. As the owner and operator of VideologiCo based in Tijuana, Jodi has been able to pursue her interest in working with youth from under-represented populations, including homeless and runaway youth. This past year, she has added teaching college age students in a variety of multimedia topics as an Instructor at Platt College. She brings experience in strength-based behavior modification and collaborative service learning to her work with the Teen Producers Project at Media Arts Center San Diego.