heroes of color leadership
Bandhana katoch (advisory board)
Bandhana is a highly self-motivated business professional with 12+ years of work experience conducting prior art search, technology assessment, market assessment and freedom-to-operate analysis for medical and life sciences technologies. Proficient in providing professional advice on areas related to the business plan, SWOT analysis, investor pitches, licensing models, business planning and strategies related to management, operations, human resources. She has been involved in developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem through technology and social innovation with the mission of self-sustainability and social impact. She is passionate about being an instrumental part of an entrepreneurial journey. She continuously strives to create a human capital network for entrepreneurs and communities while maximizing resources for commercialization and economic development.
corey curties (Board)
Corey has an enthusiasm and love for the arts. He has been an actor since the age of six appearing in a dozen commercials, tv shows, and film. That enthusiasm led him to become a television and film producer. But, he discovered that his true passion was service. He has always served others since he was a little boy in Jack & Jill of America to when he became a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. at North Carolina A&T State University. Corey is currently a District Manager at the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf in the high profile Hollywood area where he has received multiple accolades from the Spirit Award, Top Sales Growth Award, General Manager of the Year (2015), the Triple Shot Award, and the Circle of Excellence Award. Corey has a servant leadership style and puts all of his efforts into the people that he works with. Corey is married with two beautiful children and is a resident of Valencia, CA.