Judges & Mentors




Genein Letford

Founder and Chief Creative Officer of CAFFE Strategies, LLC

Genein Letford is an award-winning educator, best-selling author and global speaker on ‘Intercultural Creativity’.  She is a leading voice on creating across cultural lines and she developed the 7 gems of Intercultural Creativity framework for organizational success. As a TEDx speaker and top creativity trainer, she has inspired many employees and leaders to develop to their creative abilities while establishing a climate of inclusion and belonging for their teams. Pulling from her fifteen years of working with creative geniuses, her unique curriculum utilizes metaphorical strategies, heightened observation techniques and the creative arts to reawaken intuitive thinking. She is the founder and Chief Creative Officer of CAFFE Strategies, LLC which trains C-Suite executives and employees on these essential skills and believes intercultural creative thinking is a critical skill for this future of work.