Currently the director of programs for the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, Gulnar Feerasta (she/they) is passionate about promoting empowerment, resiliency, and leadership throughout marginalized communities. With advocacy and outreach at the forefront of her vision, her goal is to build strong support systems while improving the quality of life through long-term policy and social change. Gulnar is also a recent recipient of the Outstanding Community Partner Award, which was bestowed upon them by Case Western Reserve University’s Office of Cancer Disparities Research Center in partnership with Case’s School of Medicine, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, and the Cleveland Clinic. Furthermore, they actively serve as a personal and professional mentor to young professionals. Gulnar is constantly discovering new pathways to becoming the change she wishes to see in her community.