Esmeralda Herrera - New York City

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Esmeralda Herrera - New York City

Esmeralda Herrera is driven by innovative approaches to creating impact and is passionate about the intersection of business, social impact, and the Bronx. Director of Programs and Community Relations at Communitas America, whose mission is to create social impact ecosystems in underserved communities, where Esmeralda conceptualized and spearheads an accelerator in the Bronx and Harlem for local social entrepreneurs. She currently works with founders to expand their social impact visions and business plans. She is passionate about equity and social justice to ensure vulnerable communities have opportunities to flourish. Previously she worked for Project Potential Trust in India as a Community Manager implementing women's entrepreneurship programs and at JUMP! Foundation in Beijing, China as Program Manager designing and creating programs for changemaker youth leaders. Esmeralda has a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. In her spare time, you can find her dancing, or farming.