Deka Dike: Driving Opportunity for Creatives

For Immediate Release

BRIDGEGOOD Welcomes Deka Dike, Seasoned Leader and Vice President at U.S. Bank, to Its Board of Directors

Oakland, CA – BRIDGEGOOD, a non-profit organization focused on empowering young creatives with professional skills and technology opportunities, is pleased to announce the appointment of Deka Dike to its board of directors. Deka is a seasoned leader with nearly 15 years of experience in the banking industry, and her appointment is expected to bring invaluable expertise to the organization.

Deka currently serves as Vice President and Mortgage Loan Advisor at U.S. Bank, where she has gained extensive experience in finance and communication. She received her Master of Business Administration with a focus on International Business from California State University East Bay in 2020.

As a member of BRIDGEGOOD’s board of directors, Deka is committed to supporting the organization’s mission of providing economic opportunity for all, particularly young creatives who are often underrepresented in the industry. She will leverage her experience and passion for improving communication to enhance the organization’s financial and organizational processes, and help guide BRIDGEGOOD towards designing for social good.

“We are delighted to welcome Deka to the BRIDGEGOOD board,” said Shaun Tai, Co-Founder and Executive Director of BRIDGEGOOD. “Her extensive experience in banking and communication, coupled with her commitment to empowering young creatives, makes her a valuable asset to our organization. We are confident that her guidance and support will help us achieve our mission of providing economic opportunity for all.”

With Deka’s appointment, BRIDGEGOOD is well-positioned to continue to provide equitable tech access, design opportunities, and professional resources to creative job seekers.


Founded July 2009, BRIDGEGOOD provides equitable tech access, design opportunities, and professional resources to job seekers. They aim to train 40,000 student Designers by 2030 — with a focus on User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Product Design, and Visual Design careers. BRIDGEGOOD Community Studio is located at 95 Washington Street, a waterfront facility situated in Oakland’s iconic Jack London Square.

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