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Christopher Obafunwa

Christopher is a high-impact technology and business leader who accelerates growth to create market-leading advantages – while preserving scalability and reliability. Underpinned by over 20 years of expedited transformation for driving solutions across various technology industries, Device Manufacturing, Application Development,… Continue reading Christopher Obafunwa

Jhana Porter

Jhana Porter is the founder of frakktal, a startup developing biobased polymer processes to upend the use of polyvinyl chloride in the built environment.

Salvatore Grignano

Salvatore Grignano has spent the last six years as Marketing and promotion Officer for the Italian Trade Agency in Houston, supporting Italian companies In the space industry with tailor-made services and promotional activities. He is a marketing professional with proven… Continue reading Salvatore Grignano

Fareed Zein

Fareed Zein is the founder and CEO of Universal Toll Tag, Inc (Unytag), a tech startup working to disrupt the toll road fee payments industry and ease toll roads commute through a mobile payment solution. Fareed retired as an IT… Continue reading Fareed Zein

LaGina R Harris

LaGina R Harris is an entrepreneur who focuses on social impact. A graduate of Stillman College and member of Delta Sigma Theta Inc., she is an accomplished event planner, visual artist, and rising media personality. Among LaGina‚Äôs professional experiences are… Continue reading LaGina R Harris

Juliana Garaizar

Juliana is the Chief Development and Investment Officer, and Head of Houston Incubator at Greentown Labs. A Board Member of the Angel Capital Association, Juliana is a Lead Investor of the Portfolia Rising America Fund that invests in BIPOC and… Continue reading Juliana Garaizar

Kara Branch, MBA, LSSGB

Kara Branch is the Founder and CEO of Black Girls Do Engineer Corporation a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in June 2019 headquartered in Houston, TX and has two other chapters located in Los Angeles, CA and New Orleans, LA.… Continue reading Kara Branch, MBA, LSSGB

Herb Lozano

Herb Lozano, 33, is an experienced professional from the City of Boston with a demonstrated history of providing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives throughout the City of Boston. With skills in marketing and communications Herb successfully brought awareness and engagement… Continue reading Herb Lozano

Loretta Williams Gurnell

Loretta Williams Gurnell was raised in Trotwood, OH to parents, who later divorced yet were the firsts Black family on their street with a hardworking father who had less than a high school education but pushed his girls in this… Continue reading Loretta Williams Gurnell