Bob Wilson, Founder & Chairman of the Board
Bob Wilson founded Dare 2 Make a Change to fulfill a deep calling to catalyze a change in consciousness that will lead to a more sustainable planet. He is driven to create positive global change through cutting-edge education that empowers girls and women to become social impact leaders.
Bob has over 30 years of experience producing blockbuster and independent films, including the prestigious Director’s Guild of America record of being the 2nd youngest in the history of DGA to have produced over 20 films. Bob recently produced a 6 year run of award-winning TV show, “Drop Dead Diva.” In addition to his highly proclaimed producing career, he has also directed 3 films and many TV Shows. He began his work in the entertainment industry as a child actor and then advanced into visual effects under the priceless mentorship of Francis Ford Coppola and Steven Spielberg.
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates
Karla Arriola, Real Estate Consultant/Founder AR Heritage Group, Atlanta, GA
Karla Arriola is a Real Estate Consultant affiliated with Keller Williams Buckhead Realty in Buckhead. She is a Charter Member of the KW Luxury Homes International. In 2009 she founded AR Heritage Group with three goals in mind: Provide income for her family, allow her flexibility to spend time with her family and to invest in Community Building Organizations – to which she is committed to donating 10 – 15% of her net profits. Karla is bilingual English/Spanish and is passionate about investing in organizations that support young deserving girls, green space and pets.
Colleen McCormick, Vice President, Production A & E Networks, Santa Monica, CA
With nearly 30 years of experience in television production, Colleen currently supervises A & E Studios and also oversees all scripted programming for Lifetime, A&E and History, including 1/2 –hour & 1-hour pilots, series, movies, miniseries, and indie features. Projects include record breaking Hatfields & McCoys, The Vikings, Bates Motel, Houdini, Sons of Liberty, The Returned, UnREAL, Texas Rising, with 150+ hours produced annually managing a $400MM+budget. Colleen is a graduate of Syrarcuse University.
Melida Odio, CEO Odio Realty, San Jose, Costa Rica
As a real estate broker / consultant, Melida is driven to manage costs and establish strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships and relations with developers, buyers, sellers and service providers. As a career real-estate professional in Costa Rica, she is well established in the local community. Melida is a graduate of Universidad Latina de Costa Rica.