Bonnie Akimoto, Program Manager, facilitates the implementation of Stand & Deliver’s dynamic and transformative programs by collaborating with clients and Stand & Deliver faculty. With a background in acting, editorial and non-profit management, she understands the importance and thrill of focused, connected, high-powered communication. Before joining Stand & Deliver, Bonnie worked with the International Anesthesia Research Society and the ACLU of Northern California as their Membership Manager; and with LexisNexis as the Western States Team’s Content Manager. As an actor, she has performed in TV, movies, and theaters all over the United States and in Russia. Bonnie received her BA in English and Dramatic Arts from UC Berkeley.