Andrea Chen is the Founder and Executive Director at Propeller, a New Orleans-based non-profit that grows and support entrepreneurs tackling social and environmental disparities. Since 2009, Propeller has launched over 100 entrepreneurs working to ensure all New Orleanians can live healthy, fulfilling lives free of racism, poverty, and other systems of oppression. Andrea was named “40 Under 40” by Gambit Magazine, 2014 Aspen Institute Scholar, 2014 BALLE Fellow, 2014 Norman C. Francis Institute Fellow, and 2010 City Business Women of the Year. She completed her B.A. at Stanford University and M.Ed. at UNO and Harvard Graduate School of Education.