As IC100 Program Coordinator, Carolin Mejia (she/they/ella) manages the recruitment and overall operations of the annual Inner City 100 (IC100) awards. This award recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest-growing small businesses in under-resourced communities nationwide. Professionally, Carolin brings a background in advocacy, community outreach, and project management from working with local and federal nonprofits (including Planned Parenthood and the NAACP). Her prior positions worked to break down the systemic and institutional barriers that restricted the accessibility of resources and healthcare for marginalized communities across the US.
A proud first-generation Afro-Latina, Carolin graduated from West Chester University of PA with a BS in Biology: Ecology and Conservation Concentration. In her free time, Carolin is a member of Corazones Unidos Siempre/ Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Inc., a Latinx-based sisterhood of women that aims to educate, elevate, and empower all womxn.
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