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Danielle DiMare

Danielle is the founder and CEO of Kindra, a platform that produces custom books to celebrate amazing people in your life. Prior to launching Kindra, Danielle has worked to helped strengthen New York City’s infrastructure for school and community partnerships. She has worked in the Office of Community Schools at the New York City Department […]

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Steven King

Steven is an educator and consultant in the areas of K-12 school design and management, as well as an experienced thought leader in sustainability and social justice, with over 10 years in the field of sustainability, youth development, and educational program development. Steven is the Founder and Principal of Global Sustainable Solutions (GSS), a global […]

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Nicole Giordano

Nicole Giordano is the founder of StartUp FASHION, a business resource and online community for independent and emerging fashion brands around the world. With over fifteen years in the industry, she has helped thousands of emerging fashion designers achieve greater focus, make progress, and reach their entrepreneurial goals. Currently based in New York City, Nicole […]

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Noshin Nisa

Noshin Nisa is a product designer at Shutterstock who has co-founded two startups. She has launched eight products in two countries and has four years of experience building products from the ground-up in different domains. Her experience spans both technical and leadership roles and includes working as an engineer, designer, and product manager on cross-functional […]

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Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams is a learning experience designer and technologist with a particular passion for addressing complex educational challenges. He enjoys creating student-centered learning solutions using both design-led and data-driven approaches. Currently, Jonathan is a Senior Instructional Technologist at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Previously, Jonathan developed data education courses […]

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Vicente Escriva

Vicente is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer with a master’s degree in Urban Policy Analysis from The New School. While in graduate school, he focused on the intersection of business and communities. Since then, he has led large convenings focused on corporate social responsibility issues in New York City. He has worked on projects with […]

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Shubh Anand

Shubh is an Analyst at City Light Capital, where he focuses on early stage investments in education, energy, environment, and safety and security. He joined City Light after starting his career at a family office focused on seed investments and portfolio management. During this time, he gained experience with startups across various industries and stages. […]

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Ellen Fish

Ellen is the Founder and Executive Director of Friends of Tilonia, Inc., which takes its name from Tilonia, a small village in Rajasthan, India that is home of the Barefoot College. In collaboration with a Tilonia-based team, Ellen developed www.tilonia.com to sell handcrafted home textiles, decor, and accessories produced by artisans in rural India. Working […]

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Edwin Akrong

Edwin brings nearly ten years of experience working in organizations building and managing digital products. Most recently, he was the product lead for the NBA’s suite of international premium digital products. Edwin is also an investor with Affiniti VC. Previously, he worked on digital products with the Philadelphia Eagles. He is a graduate of the […]

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Michelle Alleyne

Michelle Alleyne has more than 25 years of fashion industry experience and has been a professor at Parsons since 2005, teaching fashion business courses, with a special emphasis on entrepreneurship. In addition to being a contributing editor for the “Fashion Speaks” column at Fashion Manuscript magazine, she authored the publication, “How To Manufacture/Produce Your Designs” […]

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