Join us for an interactive meeting featuring GSB alumni and others who are at the forefront of implementing real solutions in Puerto Rico. José E. Feliciano, MBA ’99, the 2018 Jerry I. Porras Latino Leadership Award recipient, will kick off an exciting array of on-the-ground efforts for you to hear about and discuss. Your ideas will be captured using interactive audience polling.
José will be joined by:
Miriam Rivera, JD/MBA ’95 – Impact Experience Puerto Rico championed by Jenna Nicholas, MBA ’17, and Daryn Dodson, MBA ’07, creating locally-led, externally supported projects in sustainable energy, housing, education, and population attrition.
Rafael Ortiz, MBA ’06 – Private Equity for Puerto Rico (PE for PR) was launched by a group of leading private equity firms to fund immediate relief efforts after Hurricane Maria and to support high-impact initiatives that drive the long-term economic viability and success of Puerto Rico.
Jason Torres, MBA ’07 is leading a project to bring two regional medical centers back to full operation with the support of PE for PR.
Melvin Cordova, Marti Grimminck, and Mei Lin Fung – Project Coqui, inspired by Stanford School of Engineering hero and father of the internet Vint Cerf, BS ’65, works with local community leaders to assess assets and plot roadmaps to recovery; provides satellite cell phones, water, food, and shelter, pioneering “innovation resilience” – starting with four communities; works with networks of montessori schools, health centers and colleges.
Bring your data-enabled device to participate in real-time polling. You will be informed, inspired, and engaged to make a difference.
This event is a part of Vision 2025: Diversity & Community at the GSB, an alumni-led initiative that seeks to engage the Stanford community in activities that honor our diversity and build our community.