Adan Gonzalez (Cambridge, Massachusetts) is the Founder and Executive Director of the Puede Network!. He is currently pursing his M.Ed. in Education Policy and Management at Harvard Graduate School of Education. He graduated from Georgetown University, majoring in government and with a minor in Education, Inquiry and Justice, while working for the U.S Department of Education and the White House. Adan is working full time with the Puede Network!, he organizes initiatives with C-Suite executives to provide comprehensive college access services, volunteer opportunities, and mentorship to underprivileged students in inner city public schools. He has engaged with over 105,000 students and parents in numerous states through presentations, blogs and radio programs, advocating the importance of higher education, parental support, and community involvement. Adan aspires to make his family proud – to make a difference in the community. Participated in Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program America’s Future Summit.