Chandra Brooks is a wife, mother of four, Author, and Entrepreneur. Born and raised in San Jose, CA her passions are women empowerment, social justice, improving voter outcomes and civic engagement in communities of color.
She is also an appointed Commissioner of The Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, Chair of the Justice and Advocacy Committee and elected Delegate for The California Democratic Party.
In 2017 Chandra launched The SocialPreneur, a purpose-driven business that prepares potential candidates to get ready to run for political office and coaches women to get on a Mission to Change the World by building leadership within their company, business, and/or community. Paired with a book titled, Black, Brown & Political: Get Informed, Get Empowered and Change the Game.
In 2013 Chandra received the Portrait of Success Award from the Hispanic Development Corporation and in 2014 the Activist of the Year Award from Latinos Action Media (LAM). In 2015 Chandra was named one of the Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley from The Silicon Valley Business Journal and inducted into the East Side Unified High School District Hall of Fame and in 2016 named Women of the Year from 100 Black Women of Silicon Valley and Latina with Vision Award from New York Life. Then in 2017 received the Leadership Award from The California League of United Latin American Citizens.
Since the launch of The SocialPrenuer Chandra has been featured in the Huffington Post and Modern Latina Magazine and dozens of online web shows and podcast highlighting the message of Civic Engagement and Women in Leadership.