Challenge Day

Victoria Gazulis


About Me:

Victoria is an Enterprise Software Account Executive at Google, serving Fortune 500 Financial Services clients. A graduate of UCLA with a degree in Global Studies, she’s passionate about globalization and media’s influence on society. Victoria is fortunate to have met and been influenced by John Wooden in her time at UCLA. He taught her to think of adversity as an asset and to make each day a masterpiece. She’s inspired by Oprah Winfrey’s ability to embody these traits while being a teacher to others.

If you really knew Victoria, you’d know that she’s a product of Challenge Day, having been introduced to the program as a 15 year old at Liberty High School in Brentwood, CA. Challenge Day was Victoria’s lifeline as a teen, allowing others to see her beyond the stereotypes that came with being her class valedictorian and a three-sport athlete. Challenge Day also gave Victoria permission to accept herself as more than her achievements. This is a lifelong journey that Victoria continues to navigate.

Victoria also serves as a founding board member for The Nines, a San Francisco based non-profit that collects and creates procured clothing boxes for girls in need to help with their self-confidence. She prides herself in serving on two boards whose core mission is to help youth be themselves and thrive in their own skin.

If you really knew me, you would know. . .

  • I come from a family of educators and am passionate about influencing the lives of young adults.
  • I take a lot of pride in being a Bay Area native and breaking down stereotypes of the tech community as a woman in tech.
  • I’m a smiley, happy person who lives by the saying, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity”.