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.

Her current work is focused on:
  • Co-founding the Startups & Society Initiative;
  • Founder of the Center for Community Market Design & Governance;
  • Reimagining labor organizing and economic narratives in the 21st century;
  • 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),  supporting US and Global Black-led social enterprises and NGOs.


Wilneida is currently writing a book titled, The Behavioral Economics of Social
, which provides a framework for fostering greater alignment and coordination
on public policy, advocacy, and movement building, in the pursuit of social and economic justice.