Carlos Vazquez

Founder/Executive Director, Miami EdTech

Carlos Vazquez is the Founder and Executive Director of Miami EdTech, a non-profit with a mission to address the biggest inequities in education by significantly improving economic and workforce opportunities for underrepresented and unserved communities. Carlos has been in Miami for 10+ years and was born and raised in the Bronx, NY where he graduated with a degree in Computer Science from Fordham University. Carlos holds an M.S. in Web Strategy & Design and an M.S. in Education and has taught from the elementary to the college level for close to 20 years in New York City, San Francisco, and Miami.

Passionate about Workforce Education, Carlos is also the founder of GoSprout (www.gosprout.app), a platform that helps companies launch and manage apprenticeship programs and streamline access to employer federal funding for workforce initiatives.

Committed to leveling the playing field in STEAM, Carlos has made it his mission to combine elements of positive psychology and social justice to address the striking inequities in access and training in education especially for people of color.

Carlos is also the Chair of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools STEM Advisory Board and Founding Chapter President of the Computer Science Teacher Association’s Miami Chapter.

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