Visual Design Consultant
Skyla Smith, a SoCal native, is in her last year at California State University, Chico, majoring in Communication Design. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, she fights passionately to educate and advocate for equal rights. Skyla began her career in design working for Redding’s LGBTQ+ organization, NorCal OUTreach Project. Creating a brand for NCOP, she found a way to merge her passion for design and advocacy. Over the years, she has partnered with Shasta College, Safe Zone, Stonewall Chico, National Suicide Prevention Org., and Chico State to outreach through discussions, trainings, and her love of design.
Skyla is currently working with the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center as the Graphic Design Coordinator and is a proud AIGA President for Chico State’s Design Department. She is honored to be a part of Alliance for Education Solutions as an ally and advocate, helping to spread the mission through “More Than Just Pretty Pictures”.