What’s Your Why?

To commemorate ICIC’s three decades of fostering economic growth and opportunity in underserved communities through groundbreaking research and programs, we are asking program participants, funders, nominators, and staff, “What’s Your Why?” Members of our ecosystem are responding by sharing what motivates them and how their “why” connects them to ICIC. These varied and impactful stories help us to reflect on our journey, fuel our mission, and shape our future.

Join us in this celebration by engaging with the stories below and sharing your why with our community.

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Marcela Gallego, SVP, Foundation Program Manager, Bank of America, shares her why: Relationships
Quentella Enty, Vice President of Bush Infotech Group, shares her why: Creating Opportunities

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David Feldman, Supply Chain Advisor – Supplier Diversity at Chevron, shares his why: Commitment
Diana Villegas, CEO of Nova Driving School and ICCC program alumna, shares her why: Community
Saidah Farrell, Founder & CEO of Olivia Rose Confections and Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women: Black in Business alumna, shares her why: Creative Freedom

Inner City 100 Award-winning company, DMC Group, shares their why: Building a Better Tomorrow

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