CEO @ LaborX
Yscaira Jimenez is a Dominican immigrant from the Bronx. Yscaira is inspired by the poverty issues of people in her community and feels compelled to use education and employment to break the cycle of poverty. She started a tutoring business in high school helping kids in her neighborhood who were struggling in school. She also founded La Pregunta Arts Cafe, an arts cafe in Harlem, and worked for 3 NY education startups (Rocket Learning, Learn-It Systems, Platform Learning) in business development, operation, and corporate trainer roles bringing tutoring to more than 10,000 low-income students across the U.S. She attended Columbia University and MIT and speaks Spanish, Portuguese, and conversational Italian. She’s an avid traveler and has visited over 40 countries across 5 continents.