Bay Area Urban Debate League
Shauntrice Martin is the executive director for the Bay Area Urban Debate League and co-founder of the Association for Black Argumentation Professionals. With over a decade of nonprofit development experience, she successfully raised $1.5 million in 1 year to support urban debate. She trained at the Ella Baker Freedom School & the University of the West Indies before helping start nonprofits in Silicon Valley, Belize, and Washington, DC.. Shauntrice has earned numerous awards including Silicon Valley Business Journal 2017 Woman of Influence, the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) Public Debate Award, and a KBLX Bay Area Educator Award. Her greatest accomplishment, however, is having the patience for her five year old son.