Liana Bran currently serves as the director of Latinx Incubator at the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC). The incubator is a partnership between IHCC and 1871 to address diversity in the innovation economy and technology sector and to build an inclusive entrepreneurial tech ecosystem that actively supports Latinx and minority founders. Liana received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is currently an MBA candidate at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. Liana is also a member of The Aspen Institute's inaugural Chicago Workforce Leadership Academy, where she will collaborate with her peers to better connect local job seekers with growing small businesses that can benefit from their unique talents.