Carita is a self starter and macro thinker addicted to streamlining ideas, building new initiatives, and disrupting the norm. In her current role, she connects HBCU students to tech ecosystems across the country under the HBCU Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Initiative (HBCU I.C.E.). Additionally, she managed the UNCF Merck Science Initiative, which yields a network of 700 + Fellows who are all African American scientists. Recently, she joined the amazing UNCF STEM Scholars Team and is thrilled to create and support the next generation of STEM Innovators!
Favorite Quote: Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” — Oscar Wilde
Fun Fact: I paint in my spare time and I hold a Bachelors of Fine Arts.
Fav foods: Shrimp, Blue Crab + Mac n Cheese