Join I/O Spaces for the next FoundedToFunded series. An exclusive firechat with Netia McCray, she serves as the Founder and Executive Director of Mbadika, and Dr Charlene Brown, she is CEO and Founder of ReciproCare.
Netia is a recent graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and serves as the Founder and Executive Director of Mbadika, a social venture dedicated to fostering youth-driven innovation and entrepreneurship. As a speaker, Ms. McCray has spoken on youth-driven innovation and entrepreneurship on behalf of the U.S. State Department, the Lean Startup Conference, Millennium Campus Conference, and at various hubs around the world.
Charlene a graduate of Princeton and Harvard, is a board-certified public health physician expert who is the CEO and Founder of ReciproCare, a social enterprise focused on increasing America’s capacity to provide home care to its elders. Charlene is in the 4th cohort of social entrpreneurs in the Halcyon Incubator; she works on ReciproCare full-time. Prior to founding ReciproCare, Charlene held a number of public health leadership and management positions in domestic and global public health, founded a public health consulting company, and served on multiple non-profit advisory boards.
Moderated by Adjoa Poku, a Technical Professional Staff member at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL). She holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Computer Science from The Johns Hopkins University. Ms. Poku has held technical and project management roles spanning application, web, and mobile development for a variety of bio-surveillance and cyber-security related systems.