Episode 53:From Brooklyn to Forbes 30 under 30 w/Evin Robinson & Jessica Santana, Founders of NYOT


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In this Episode, Minority Trailblazer New York in Tech shares;

  • How they started and grew from Brooklyn on Tech
  • The Key to keeping engaged volunteers
  • How to market and grow your non-profit
  • and much much more


Information About New York on Tech Co-Founders:

They are the co-founders of New York On Tech (NYOT), a 501c3 nonprofit organization on a mission to prepare the next generation of technology leaders emerging from New York City.

NYOT provides underrepresented students with access to the development, mentoring, networking and professional experiences that prepare them for degrees and careers in technology. Their work has been featured in major media outlets such as Sirius XM Radio, Huffington Post, TechCrunch, BET, Black Enterprise, AlleyWatch and The Network Journal.

Prior to NYOT, He was a technology consultant for Accenture and has worked for global brands that include Ernst and Young, Time Warner, HBO and JPMorgan Chase. He has been named a 2015 Camelback Ventures Social Innovation Fellow, 2016 Points of Light Civic Accelerator Entrepreneur, 4.0 Schools Launch Entrepreneur, Goldman Sachs Entrepreneur of the Year, Merrill Lynch Growing Up CEO, Morgan Stanley Emerging Leader and was named one of 50 Visionary Men to Watch in 2015 by Innov8t iv Magazine. And a proud graduate of Syracuse University.

She worked as a technology consultant for global brands such as Accenture and Deloitte and has been named an Entrepreneur in Residence at General Assembly, JP Morgan Chase Global Enterprise Technology Leader, Morgan Stanley Emerging Leader, Deloitte Future Leaders Apprentice and one of 50 Visionary Women Leaders to Watch in 2015 by Innov8t iv Magazine.

And most recently they have been named to the Forbes 2017 30 under 30 List.


Jessica’s Favorite Quote

“He stands here as the 7th generation because 7 generations ago someone stood behind him”- Unknown

Evin’s Favorite Quote

“I plan to be a product of my environment, but a product in which my community would be proud “- Evin Robinson

Find New York On Tech;

New York on Tech Website

New York on Tech Facebook

New York on Tech Twitter

New York on Tech Instagram

New York on Tech Linkedin

Websites Mentioned During Interview

Prep for Prep

Management Leadership or Tomorrow Program (MLT)

Sponsorship for Educational Opportunity Program (SEO) 

The Consortium Program


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