BROADS FOR CHANGE
Meet the broads who brought you Boards for Change! In June 2020, three local Sacramento girl bosses joined forces during the Black Lives Matter Movement to create change and solidarity through dope art for a purpose.
Lina Washington is a two-time Emmy award winning sports reporter/anchor who moved to Sacramento in July 2017 to begin working for ABC10. Although she was born and raised in Phoenix, she is no stranger to the Central Valley. After spending nearly four years covering sports at KGET in Bakersfield, Lina is a proud Arizona State Sun Devil. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. In her seven years as a sports reporter, Lina has covered everything from the NCAA basketball tournament in Oklahoma City to the Super Bowl in Miami. When she's not watching sports, she enjoys dancing, hiking, boxing, traveling, and spending time with her cat, Coogler...
Shannan (Shammy) O'Rourke is a fairly new resident of Sacramento, CA. Born and raised on the east coast. Shannan has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from UCONN with a concentration in Illustration. She wrote, designed and illustrated a children's book called, Backside Blues. She continued her education at the University of St. Josephs in West Hartford, CT and gained her Master's degree in Elementary Education. Formerly “Ms. O'Rourke”, Shannan taught first grade for almost 7 years. She is now known as “Shammy”, full time artist and west-coaster! She does commissioned murals, large paintings, jackets and kicks. Her latest mural can be seen at KC Kombucha bar in Oak Park. Check out her new-new art website!
Kimberly Prince, owner of Nekter Juice Bar Sacramento, was born and raised here in Sacramento, CA. Being a Sacramento native, Kimberly left her hometown in college to experience new surroundings and redefine herself in a new city. Seven years later, she found herself back in Sacramento and completely embracing SacTown. Since then, Kimberly has been a local business owner/young entrepreneur for three years (and counting) and recently opened her second Nekter location in Crocker Village (Curtis Park). In addition to her girl-bossness, she is also a “Wish Connector” with the Make a Wish Foundation. Go visit Kimberly and her rad crew at either Nekter location to grab one of her amazing juices or bowls!