Bracy Fuentes has extensive experience in the private and nonprofit sectors. She is currently the Lead Program Associate for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship. The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship is a nonprofit that activates the entrepreneurial mindset in youth from underestimated communities across the nation. In her role, Bracy supports K-12 teachers with the implementation of NFTE’s entrepreneurship curriculum at over 40 program school sites across Los Angeles. She also manages the NFTE Startup Summer 6-week Business Accelerator program which empowers young entrepreneurs to learn the necessary business skills needed to launch their own microbusinesses. Previously, Bracy was the Program Manager for Omniworks where she supported minorities, women, veterans, formerly incarcerated and LGBTQIA entrepreneurs from East and South Los Angeles to accelerate their startups growth-phase ventures through the implementation of various business accelerator’s programmatic efforts. Passionate for using and sharing business resources to change the world, Bracy also taught Social Entrepreneurship at the Entrepreneur Academy of California State University, Dominguez Hill’s Innovation Incubator for Social Entrepreneurs. Prior to joining the entrepreneurial ecosystem, Bracy was the Business Operations Manager for a KIPP LA charter school in Los Angeles. Bracy holds a Master’s degree from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business in Social Entrepreneurship. It is Bracy’s love for impact travel that has taught her to appreciate and share unique cultural innovative solutions with her own LA community.