meet the team

about us

Carlos Vazquez

President/ CEO

Carlos has spent the last 15 years at the intersection of education and technology, focusing on transforming workforce education.

Dr. Alexis Mabe

Program Director

Dr. Mabe was recently recognized as an Apple Distinguished Educator and specializes in workspaces and STEM Innovation.

Al Delcy

chief digital officer

Al is a web developer and graphic designer passionate about STEM and increasing opportunities for underserved populations.

Gabriela Martinez

Marketing Coordinator

Gaby is a graduate of Miami Dade College, recent FIU Graphic Design major, and a STEM advocate for girls.

Dabensky Larose

Learning coordinator

Dabensky is a Computer Science major at FIU and is passionate about programming and all things web development.

Jorge Valenzuela

Instructional coach

Jorge Valenzuela is the lead educational coach at Lifelong Learning Defined, an education author and advocate.

Megan Fitzpatrick

Lead Instructor

Megan is a Learning Success Strategist and founder of The Fitz Solution providing academic, social, and emotional support.

Robert Fox

Lead Instructor

Robert is a Teach for America high school teacher who graduated with a degree in computer science. 

Meet the Board

Justin Pinn

Board Chair

Justin Pinn serves as Director of Strategic Initiates for Teach for America Miami-Dade and passionate about Equity and Access.

Evan Leaphart


Founder and CEO of Kiddie Kredit and the co-founder of Black Men Talk Tech; teachers children about the fundamentals of finance.

Miriam Dorsett


Artist, entrepreneur, and community activator focused on building community, and highlighting sustainability.

LaCriscia Fowlkes


Motivated project management and training professional with extensive experience in public, private, and higher education institutions.

James Sisneros

Board Member

Founder and Recruiter; Developed Zaahah, as a free platform to track manage and promote student participation.


Board Member

Well-connected Executive with more than 8+ years of diverse experience leveraging strategic partnerships & sustainability.



Entrepreneur and marketing strategy consultant. He is the CEO of WebLift and author of Web Analytics for Dummies.

Karinah Santiago


Extensively experienced in media with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry.

Meet Our Interns


Venus Becar


A Visual and Performing Arts student at Robert Morgan who is passionate about helping as many people as possible.


Chelsey Alexandre


Chelsey, an active individual who enjoys doing hair and communicating with new people. 

Kayla Hearon


A student at MAST @ FIU – BBC who loves to help others and is always eager to learn something new.


Thierry Laguerre


Thierry Laguerre, enrolled in the Medical Program at Turner Tech, very passionate about helping my community.