Victoria Yurkins has a Bachelor’s in Education, Society, and Human Development with a concentration in Learning and Behavioral Sciences from the University of California Riverside. She has 5 years of experience working with and advocating for foster youth for the LA County Office of Education and for Norco College. Victoria has a passion for bettering the lives of current/ former foster youth. She is a published author and has been a keynote speaker several times. Currently, she is studying for her Master’s in Social Work at California Baptist University, and working on writing her second book.