2019-2020 Cohort

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Lyndsey Calvin,
Ascension Medical Devices

Ascension Medical Devices is revolutionizing post-operative care for transgender women who undergo gender affirming vaginoplasty procedures through a newly developed vaginal stent.

Nestor Gomez Jimenez, Litty Solar

Litty Solar is a solar shingle and solar panel installation company bringing transactive blockchain technologies to solar panel installation, aiming to speed up the adoption of renewable energy while creating accessible employment opportunities in underserved communities.

La’Shante Grigsby, Ju+Co Cafe

Ju+Co Café, a social enterprise café, connects, employs, and inspires women of color through youth development, personalized coaching, and economic opportunities.

Judd Grutman, Vonzella

Vonzella aims to provide mission-driven insurance products to underserved and uninsured communities, starting with bail insurance for defendants navigating the bail process.

Shannon TL Kearns, Uprising Theatre Company

Uprising Theatre Company does theatre around social justice issues and partners with local organizations who are working on those issues to channel the energy and empathy created by theatre into concrete action.

Mohamed Malim, Epimonia

Epimonia is a social business and brand that employs refugees to make gear from recycled life jackets that refugees have worn on their journey from Greece, and supports the education and advancement of refugees by donating 50% of profits to non-profit partners.

Katie Myhre, RED Market

RED Market is an online marketplace connecting sustainable farmers with wholesalers, helping farmers deliver local products and build interdependent relationships with buyers.

Jules Porter, Seraph 7 Studios

Seraph 7 Studios develops console video games with diverse heroes and storylines and offers an applied STEAM work-study program and summer camp.

Alysha Price, The Price Dynamic

The Price Dynamic uses empowerment, motivational techniques, and meditation practices to support co-parenting for those working to restructure their families.

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