About the Reboot Team

Dwana Franklin-Davis

Chief Executive Officer

Dwana Franklin-Davis is the CEO of Reboot Representation. She is a collaborative and compelling visionary leading the Tech Coalition’s pooled philanthropic investments that enable Black, Latina, and Native American women to graduate with computing degrees by 2025 and lessens the diversity gap in tech.

A lifelong technologist with a passion for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the tech sector, Dwana joined Reboot Representation in 2019 after working in IT, software engineering, and leadership positions for Mastercard, May Department Store Companies, and IBM. Based in New York City, Dwana holds a BS in Management from Purdue University, an MS in Information Management from Washington University in St. Louis, and a Certificate in Project Management from Washington University in St. Louis.

Callista Chen

Senior Director of Programs

Callista Chen is the Senior Director of Programs at Reboot Representation.  Callista joined Reboot from Techbridge Girls, where she served as the Pacific Northwest Executive Director.  As a leader, entrepreneur, and community builder, Callista worked to expand Techbridge Girls’ game-changing programs to reach more girls, families, and educators. Prior to her time there, she spent several years managing international development programs for the World Bank in Liberia and Swaziland. During her time overseas, she co-founded a small foundation that provided micro-grants to students and entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Callista also has worked as a management consultant and editor at McKinsey & Company, advising multinational nonprofits and Fortune 500 companies.

Callista is based in Seattle and holds a BA from Stanford University in Human Biology, as well as an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.

Ashley Schloss

Operations Manager

Ashley Schloss is the Reboot Representation Operations Manager. She is an enthusiastic and diligent member of the staff coordinating the operations and contributing to the strategies that support the Reboot mission to close the gap in tech for Black, Latina, and Native women.

A scientist turned strategist, Reboot has allowed Ashley to convert an extracurricular passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion for underrepresented populations into a full time effort. Ashley joined Reboot Representation in 2019 after working as a management consultant at McKinsey and Company. Based in New York City, Ashley holds a BS in Chemistry from Temple University and a PhD in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University.