Beatriz Acevedo

President Acevedo Foundation

Founder of mitú

Beatriz is one of the leading inspirational voices and Latina entrepreneurs in the United States and has dedicated her career to creating opportunities for the voices of diverse youth, in an effort to influence authentic and positive depictions of Latinos in society.

Danny Allen

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships


Danny is a technologist, experienced with numerous industries as an entrepreneur. He is passionate about representative inclusion and equity in the Tech industry.

Maria Choi

Founder & CEO


Maria is passionate about uniting technology, philanthropy, and social good to accelerate education and economic empowerment for women and minorities through Raise for Good, a social impact company that helps grow capacity, capital and awareness for tech and purpose driven companies.

Maria Cuba

Global Diversity Lead


Maria works as a Global Diversity Lead for Airbnb’s Experience platform, focused on creating a diverse marketplace and bring equitable opportunities and representation to all communities.

Dr. Tyrone Grandison

Vice President of Data


Tyrone is a technologist, executive, data scientist, and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in software engineering, security and privacy. His work in database security and privacy has been internationally recognized as pioneering and impactful.

Mike Green


ScaleUp Partners

Mike is a cultural economist and national consultant on developing inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems using strategies of Inclusive Competitiveness.

Jomayra Herrera

Investor, Emerson Collective

Emerson Collective

Jomayra works on the investing team at Emerson Collective, a social change organization focused on reducing barriers to opportunity for everyone.

Charles Hudson

Managing Partner and Founder

Precursor Ventures

Charles is the Managing Partner and Founder of Precursor Ventures, an early­ stage venture capital firm focused on investing in the first institutional round of investment for the most promising software and hardware companies.

Nicole Isaac

Senior Director, North America Policy


Nicole manages strategic engagement with local, state, provincial and federal governments across North America. She previously served as Director of U.S. Public Policy where she managed day to day policy and government affairs portfolio.

Hector Mujica

Regional Manager


Hector leads all philanthropic programs and investment for in Canada and Latin America, as well as the US Hispanics and humanitarian efforts across the Americas.

Natalie Self

Program Officer

Kauffman Foundation

Natalie is a Program Officer in Entrepreneurship at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation where she funds organizations that empower company founders from communities systemically left behind to bring their solutions to life.

Rodney Sampson

Chairman & CEO

Opportunity Hub

Rodney is a twice exited technology entrepreneurship, venture fund investor and inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem builder. Today, he serves as the CEO of Opportunity Hub, a Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings, and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Morehouse College.

Terik Tidwell

Managing Director, Smith Tech Innovation Center

Johnson C. Smith University

Terik  works across public, and private sectors in regional, national, and global environments to connect and develop high-growth opportunities and entrepreneurial programs.

Maurice Wilkins

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Maurice is a former educator and youth justice leader turned diversity & inclusion, advocate and community builder

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