Dr. Alisha Wilkins Makes it to the Board of Mt. San Jacinto College Foundation

By: Sharjeel Sohaib

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Feb 11, 2022

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The San Jacinto College District is a community college and it has appointed Dr. Alisha Wilkins as board member of the college’s foundation.

Dr. Wilkins has been living in the City of Temecula home for more than 17 years. It was in 2002 that she moved in Temecula with her husband, a now-retired Navy Veteran who served our country for more than 24 years.

She has been an active and engaged community member ever since.

An Advocate for Women’s Pay Equity and Engaging Girls in STEM 

During her time with the Commission, Dr. Wilkins has continuously focused on advocating for women’s pay equity and engaging girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Dr. Wilkins was also appointed by California State Treasurer Fiona Ma to her Housing, Economic Development, and Jobs Ad Hoc Committee, in the fall of 2020.

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PC: CA Commission on the Status of Women and Girls

She served on the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County Board of Directors and is a 2015 graduate of the Riverside Chambers of Commerce’s Leadership Riverside Program and Emerge California.


Amazon Donates $100K to the City of Moreno Valley’s MoVaLEARNS Program for Higher Education:

The City of Moreno Valley obtained a $100,000 donation from Amazon for the City Mayor’s MoVaLEARNS program. This generous donation will fund a full year of the MoVaLEARNS program through the Moreno Valley Community Foundation. 

“This incredible donation ensures our successful MoVaLEARNS program continues to provide the opportunity for our students to reach their dreams of getting first-rate education and employment. “I cannot thank Amazon enough for their continued investment in not only these students’ futures but Moreno Valley’s future as well.”

said Dr. Yxstian Gutierrez | Mayor of Moreno Valley

Will Amazon Be Forced to Shutdown its San Bernardino Air Cargo Facility?: The State of California, through its Attorney General Rob Bonta filed a lawsuit in a federal appeals court to have Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shutdown a new air cargo facility at San Bernardino International Airport it leased to Amazon in April last year.

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The disputed $200 million Eastgate Air Cargo Logistics Center was handed over to Amazon in April last year and forms an important package hub in Amazon’s air network. 

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    Sharjeel joined Startempire Wire as emerging technologies editor. Earlier, he worked at Silicon Canals, a leading English language technology media source for the Benelux and wider Europe. He covered the European technology and startup ecosystem digging into latest funding rounds of startups.

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