You can find Vanessa Calderón Rosado's name on Boston Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in Boston list, but that's just one accolade of her many.
For the past 18 years, Vanessa has served as CEO of Inquilianos Boricuas en Acción, a Boston-based nonprofit focused on empowering underrepresented individuals through high-quality affordable housing, education, and arts programs. As she built out programs with IBA, she's also become the first Latina to serve on the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education in Massachusetts, served on Boston’s housing task force, and founded the first dual-language innovation high school in Massachusetts.
There's so much more to Vanessa's story, and Elias gets into it all on this episode.
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