Latinx Edupreneurs Pitch Competition
Join us for an evening of networking and the opportunity to mix and mingle with Edupreneurs from around the country as well as local innovators.
Latinos for Education has invited a cohort of Latinx Edupreneurs from around the country to Boston to share their creative ideas and solutions to ensure students across the country have access to quality education and achieve their full potential. This event is an opportunity to become inspired, ignite dialogue within the community and to support Latinx entrepreneurs who are creating change through innovation.
During the dinner reception, you will:
- Enjoy complimentary dinner and drinks in the company of peers, philanthropists, innovators and education professionals
- Learn more about the state of Latino Edupreneurship
- Hear from Keynote Speaker, Veronica Crespin-Palmer (bio below)
- Vote to select the winner of our Audience Choice Award
Who should attend:
- Community members
- Education Professionals
- Undergrad and Graduate Students
- Tech Innovators
- Startup Company Founders and Employees
- Venture Capitalists
- Stakeholders in the Startup and Innovation
- Anyone who wants to learn more about education innovation!
ABOUT THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Veronica Crespin-Palmer is the Co-Founder & CEO of RISE Colorado, which is centered around family engagement and community organizing in Aurora, as families lead the movement for educational equity. RISE works to Educate, Engage, and Empower low-income families and families of color to RISE as change agents for educational equity in our public school system. RISE has been awarded the TFA Social Innovation Award, Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, Colorado’s MLK, Jr. Humanitarian Award, Education Leaders of Color Boulder Fund, Colorado Nonprofit Association Inclusiveness and Racial Equity Award, and Veronica was chosen as an Inaugural Obama Foundation Fellow and a 2019 Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow. Veronica began her career in Los Angeles as a Teach For America corps member and has over fifteen years of experience as an organizer, teacher, teacher coach, and social entrepreneur. She graduated with honors from Loyola Marymount University with a Master’s in Education, and served as CU Boulder’s first Latina Student Body President. Born and educated in Denver, Veronica is a 7th generation Colorado native. Veronica is a proud wife and mother of two.