Vanessa Tomczak Regina is the Administrative Assistant for the Urban Education Collaborative, where she performs all administrative tasks for the Collaborative. Her areas of expertise include accounting, travel, events and correspondence. She previously worked at Duke University and spent 5 years as the program coordinator for the Jenkins Collaboratory at Duke. She has an associate degree in Internet Technology, specializing in graphic design. She and her husband, Mike, have been married for nine years and have two children.
Samen Zahid is the work study social media analyst for the Urban Education Collaborative, where she is responsible for overall planning, development, and implementation of social media strategies and tactics. She is a rising senior and her major is Management Information Systems; concentration in Business Intelligence and Analytics. She has a background in Human Resources, Management, Marketing and Sales.