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Shaude' Moore

Shaude’ Moore is a Sr. Datacenter Security Manager at Amazon Web Services in Seattle, WA. Her primary job role is to manage and maintain site security operations within Seattle Datacenters ensuring consistent deployment of all required security policies and procedures and participate in re-occurring site audits and reviews. Shaude’ is engaged in Diversity hiring and leadership, Amazon Women in Engineering (AWE), Black Employees Network (BEN). She also volunteers her time as a Committee Chair for the Seattle MLK Jr, Organizing Coalition which is committed to contributing lifetime commitments through tribute and community activism that highlights social justice, racial equality and unity. Shaude’ is an alumni of Decatur High School, located in Federal Way, WA. She graduated from University of Phoenix (Western Washington Campus) in 2014 obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services (BSHS) and a Masters of Business Administration in 2016 (MBA). Shaude’ is currently a Graduate Student at City University of Seattle enrolled in the Ed.d Program working to receive her Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership. Shaude’ has lived in the Pacific Northwest since the age of 7 and is the mother of one daughter named Saraiih. She has traveled to several countries working to stand-up AWS Security Datacenters and increase Operational Excellence. Shaude’ is passionate about leadership, Independence and the power of how testimonials and achievement can empower and inspire communities a well as young leaders!


KL is pictured in the back with the black t-shirt.

KL is pictured in the back with the black t-shirt.

KL Shannon 

Known for her political activity in supporting the disenfranchised communities of King County. KL is a superstar for the MLK Celebration Committee, sitting on every planning group and continues to lead the logistics team! KL’s leadership skills propelled her into the Vice President role for this year's celebration. 

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*Here she is wearing the blue knitted hat at the 2007 rally!

*Here she is wearing the blue knitted hat at the 2007 rally!

Tana Yasu

Tana Yasu is a Seattle Native who was raised in the Rainier Valley neighborhood. An entrepreneur in the Hair Care and Design industry for more than 20 years, she is now community activist. Tana loves being out among the community, and volunteers with several local organizations like the Historic Central Area Arts and Cultural District, Disabled American Veterans, and the Seattle Dr. Martin Luther King Organizing Coalition. In working with these organizations, Tana has contributed to many projects that have impacted lives for the better. Tana is a proud Seattleite, and wants to serve as a connection to communities and who are impacted by poverty and under-education and is able to do so in her role as Treasurer for the committee

Jean Buskin

Jean Buskin has been on the MLK Celebration Committee for about 25 years. Not only has dedicated even more of her time to Subcommittees such as Media, Workshop, and Fundraising but she has also led them. She is the current Secretary of the Seattle MLK Jr. Organizing Coalition.