SVP, Enhancing Community, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)

Estelle Reyes is the SVP, Enhancing Community at Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), where she is focused on ensuring that underrepresented groups are engaged in the cleantech and sustainability sector.  Through her work on LACI’s Diversity & Inclusion initiative, she is building programming to recruit promising diverse cleantech entrepreneurs, as well as workforce development training to build a diverse talent pipeline for the rapidly growing green job market.  Passionate about equity, she is also working with her team to launch cleantech pilots in disadvantaged communities.  Prior to LACI, Estelle was the Executive Director at the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Greater LA, where she played a central role in launching and growing the NFTE program to reach over 12,000 students locally.  She also has experience as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs’ Private Wealth Management Division as well as a First Grade Teacher.  Estelle holds a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from Brown University, and a Master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.