Jorge Méndez has been working with entrepreneurs in the social impact sector since 2014, when he launched a 12-week startup program for marginalized youth in Miami, FL. Since then, he has devoted his career to uplifting and training hundreds of entrepreneurs from across the country and world. Jorge is the former Director of Programs at the Watson Institute in Boulder, Colorado, where he managed the Watson Semester Accelerator and supported a diverse cohort of emerging entrepreneurs. He also served in the Launch Steering Committee for SVP Miami, where his mentor served as the Founding Director. Currently, Jorge is the Senior Program Manager at SEED SPOT where he oversees the Bootcamp program and the 6-Week Impact Accelerator program.