We are convicted, yet curious. Hopeful, yet humble. We know it takes a village to make change, so we are slowly building one.


Powering the Purpose Project is a team of passionate  entrepreneurs, designers, researchers, and educators. We strive to equip learners with the tools they need to thrive.

Minnie Bredouw
Executive Director
Joan Lee
Head of Business Operations
Sonia Prusaitis
Program Director
Adriana Crespo
Creative Lead
Petula Pascall
Development Lead
Marie Hsiao
Media Designer
Michelle Nie
Community Manager
Emily Rapada
Research Advisor
Tricia Douglas
Strategy Advisor
Yang Qian
Product Designer

This work would not be possible without the many advisors who have helped us along the way.

Dominic Randolph
Heather Emerson
Antionette Carroll
Creative Reaction Lab
Tynesia Boyea-Robinson
Year Up
Hilary Sedovic
Creative Reaction Lab
Cordell Billups
Creative Reaction Lab
Amarachi Onyema
Creative Reaction Lab

In addition to individuals, we have partnered with some amazing organizations to help us grow in new ways.