Having achieved success as a Hollywood makeup artist, cosmetics entrepreneur and television infomercial pioneer, Victoria Jackson prefers to think of herself as “a goodwill ambassador for makeup.” Jackson has also garnered a devoted following through her two books — Redefining Beauty: Discovering Your Individual Beauty, Enhancing Your Self-Esteem and Make Up Your Life: Every Woman’s Guide to the Power of Makeup. Today, Victoria’s primary focus is the Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation, which is dedicated to funding biomedical research in the search to understand the pathophysiology and biochemistry of Neuromyelitis Opitca (NMO) Spectrum Disease. Learn more about NMO at www.guthyjacksonfoundation.org. Ali Guthy is a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara. At The Buckley School in Los Angeles, she served as co-editor-in-chief of the school’s award-winning newspaper, The Student Voice. While in high school, she had record-setting achievements on the tennis court, and received Buckley’s coveted Head of School Award — given to a student who demonstrated leadership, academic achievement, character, and service on behalf of the school and community. She also serves as the managing editor and creator of the Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation newsletter, The Spectrum. Ali has also been honored with numerous awards for giving a public face to NMO and for her leadership in reaching out to newly diagnosed patients and their families.