Building The Talent Pipeline for
A More Inclusive VC Industry

Join the effort to empower the next generation of emerging fund managers from diverse backgrounds.    

 Meet the 2019-2021 Fellows

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Richi Kanu

Early Stage Investor and Associate at Next Play Capital

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Yongxi Tan

M&A at Binance, President at Cardinal Pictures and Aspiring VC.

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Neilda Pacquing

Experienced PM, VC at Westwood Ventures, Nasdaq Milestone Maker

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Zuby Onwuta

Founder at Think and Zoom, Disability Advocate and Angel Investor.

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Chiung-Jung Cheng

MBA Candidate, Forte Fellow and Aspiring Healthcare VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Nia Johnson

Venture Investor at Polymath Capital, Product Manager and Podcast Host

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Kanayo Okolo

Founder, Consultant, and Venture Capital Analyst at Serval Ventures.

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Emily Schwartzman

Private Equity Analyst Intern at Cavan Legacy Capital 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Hanna zhang

Postdoctoral Researcher at Joslin Diabetes Center, Aspiring VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Palkin Zed

SVP Lean Engineering at Citi, Aspiring Private Equity Investor 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Jose Lizana

Experienced Management Consultant and Aspiring Fintech Investor

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Vicky Qiu 

MBA and Forte Fellow interested in Corporate Venture Capital

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Oladapo Ajayi

Venture Capital at Serval Ventures and Experienced Product Manager. 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Troy Sweeney

Associate at Netcapital, Aspiring Consumer VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Sam Poon

Experienced in Corporate Finance and Aspiring Fintech Investor

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Chandra Manivannan

Analyst at Accenture and Aspiring Fintech Investor

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Maher Santarissy

Program & Venture Manager at

Plug and Play Tech Center

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Melissa Castro

Chief of Staff at Graffito SP, Founder and CEO at La Conexión

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Chris Jackson

Chris Jackson 

Associate at OpenView and

HBS 2+2

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Chana Bodner

Chana Bodner

Experienced in Finance, Management and Aspiring VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Luke Cantor

Luke Cantor

Student at WU, EVCA Fellow, and Aspiring Venture Capitalist

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Caleb Choi

Caleb Choi

Product at Shipt, Student at Johns Hopkins University 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Nigisty Lulu

Nigisty Lulu

Project Manager at Siduma Therapeutics, Aspiring Healthtech VC 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Robert Ricketts

Robert Ricketts

Venture Developer and Attorney at Law Offices of Robert A. Ricketts

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Ian Qantglass

Ian Quetglas

Co-Founder & Investor @ SBIG, USC Marshall MBA Candidate

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Andres Balcazar

Andres Balcazar

Consulting Professional at Oliver Wyman and Aspiring VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Paulina Szyzdek

Paulina Szyzdek

Angel Investor, VC at How Women Invest and VP at Republic

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Tony Cueva Bravo

Angel Investor, Investment Partner at Doom Room Fund.

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Brianna Cochran

Brianna Cochran

Associate, Disney Corporate Innovation & Partner, Coyote Ventures

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Camille Serelus

Camille Serelus

MPH Candidate at BUSPH & Vencapital Fellow

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Valentin Joseph Panaguiton

Valentin J. Panaguiton

Management Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, and Aspiring VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Rafael Tavarez

Rafael Tavarez

Venture Fellow at Watertower Ventures, MBA Candidate at USC 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Charlotte B Pearlstone

Charlotte B Pearlstone

Investor Relations at SVB Capital and Aspiring Fintech Investor

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Brandon Andrews

Founder, Executive, Angel Investor and Venture Partner at Republic.

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Loenardo Arrango

Strong Venture Capital background,

interested in Embedded Finance 

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Melanie Gonzalez

Experienced in Investment Banking, Strategy and Corporate Finance.

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Khalig Howard

Experience in Finance, Management and Private Equity

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Titi Naomi Tukes

Consulting Professional at Accenture, Aspiring Consumer VC

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Angelica Johnson

Business Development Manager at Root Inc, interested in venture

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Jonathan Brown

Healthcare Consultant at Oscar Health, interested in venture Capital

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Keitha Pansy

Experienced Finance and Investment Management Professional

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Christine Cloonan

Investor Relations Professional, and Board Member at Kid's in Tech

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Divya Demato

Founder, Consultant, experienced in Supply Chain Sustainability

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Michelle Alen

Finance, Operations, Acquisitions at startups and large corporations.

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Joyce Zhang

Healthcare Consultant, Growth Equity and Venture Finance Professional

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Bradley Schlesinger

Accounting, Cooperate Finance, and Interested in Venture Capital

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Riti Patel

Experienced Financial Professional, Ex-Grow, Mobility & business strategy

2020 Cohort (Remote)