Wilneida Negrón

Dr. Wilneida Negrón is a social entrepreneur, researcher, and public interest technologist developing new models for people-centered systemic change and equity, focused on four interconnected sectors: labor markets, capital/finance, tech, and the governmental/public sectors.

My current work is focused on:
  • Co-founding the Startups & Society Initiative to accelerate responsible company building practices in the tech sector.
  • Work at the intersection of tech and labor policy through my work at Coworker.org;
  • Exploring new strategic and humanistic leadership models as a  Leader in Residence at the Atlantic Institute;
  • Reforming short-termism in capital markets and aligning private and philanthropic capital towards greater social impact;
  • Growing the public interest technology and responsible tech fields;
  • Co-founding the Racial Equity Community Innovators Lab (RECoI Lab).


Wilneida is currently writing a book titled, Using Behavioral Economics to Center People and Communities in an Era of Rapid Technological Change.