Yulkendy Valdez

Founder & Managing Partner
Project99

Yulkendy Valdez is recent graduate of Babson College with honors in cum laude. Throughout her college years, she has gotten the opportunity to travel to over 20+ countries, including a semester in the emerging economies of Russia, China, and India and entrepreneurship leadership programs in Rwanda and Uganda. She has led and collaborated across many clubs and organizations on and off campus from getting accepted to attend the Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy Leadership Conference as a freshman (PPLC) to acting as the co-chair to both the 11th National Dominican Student Conference (NDSC) convening 500+ students from all over the country and the Babson Social Innovation Summit (BASIS) hosting over 150+ students from various colleges in the Northeast.

Yulkendy is the founder of Project99, a non-profit organization that develops collaborative spaces for individuals and organizations to create innovative solutions to diversity and inclusion challenges.

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