Investing in Non-Profit Leaders of Color Who are The Power Fund Leaders and where they are creating impact
Investing in Non-Profit Leaders of Color
28 THE POWER FUND
THE POWER FUND 29
EVIN ROBINSON PRESIDENT AND CO-FOUNDER AMERICA ON TECH (AOT)
DR. JOCELYNNE RAINEY FORMER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GETTING OUT AND STAYING OUT (GOSO)
Evin Robinson, is the President and Co-Founder of America on Tech (AOT). He is a member of the Forbes Under 30 Board of Directors, where he serves as a North East Impact Chair, and is also a Founding Member of Forbes Forum. Mr. Robinson graduated from Syracuse University and completed his Executive Education in Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
Dr. Jocelynne Rainey was the Chief Executive Officer at Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO) at the time she was named a Power Fund Leader, an organization that partners with people affected by arrest and incarceration on a journey of education, employment, and emotional well-being and collaborates with NYC communities to support a culture of nonviolence. Ms. Rainey is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of manage- ment and leadership experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining GOSO, she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation. In December 2021, Ms. Rainey joined the Brooklyn Community Foundation as it’s President and CEO.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER EMERGING LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING INC (ELITE)
CO-FOUNDER AND CEO THE KNOWLEDGE HOUSE
Chelsey Roebuck is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering Inc (ELiTE) where he is dedicated to addressing STEM education inequality as a means to close the achievement gap and provide opportunities for economic mobility for thousands of youth across the Americas and Africa. Mr. Roebuck earned an Echoing Green Fellowship in 2013, was on the Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ in Education List in 2016 and was honored alongside President Obama as the recipient of the Evelyn Kamen Rising Star Award in 2017. Mr. Roebuck graduated with a Mechanical Engineering degree from Columbia University in 2010.
Jerelyn Rodriguez is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Knowledge House. Ms. Rodriguez co-founded The Knowledge House in 2014 after years of education experience, including coordinating STEM after-school programs and serving as the National Program Director for Students for Education Reform. Ms. Rodriguez, a Columbia University graduate, served on Mayor de Blasio’s NY Workforce Recovery Strategy Group and serves on the boards of the New York City Employment and Training Coalition, KIPP Foundation and Creo College Prep.
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