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Noramay Cadena

Engineer, Entrepreneur, Investor & Co-Founder and Managing Director of Make In LA
FEE RANGE: $10,000–$15,000 [FEE NOTE]
TRAVELS FROM: California
Noramay Cadena is an engineer, entrepreneur, investor, and former nonprofit leader. She’s the Cofounder and Managing Director of Make in LA, an early stage hardware accelerator and venture fund in Los Angeles. Since launching in 2015, Make in LA has invested over $1M in seed stage companies. Prior to cofounding Make in LA, Cadena spent over 10 years in aerospace with The Boeing Company. Her roles included technical oversight, shop floor operations management, and program management with profit and loss accountability over major system deliverables. In the community, Cadena is active civically and in the nonprofit sector. She co-founded the Latinas in STEM Foundation in 2013 to inspire and empower Latinas to pursue and thrive in STEM fields and led the organization through 2015. She also serves on the Housing Authority Commission of Los Angeles and is a founding board member for a proposed K-8 charter school in Los Angeles.