Celi Lebron is the Futures Initiative’s Budget Manager. She recently graduated from City College of New York with a B.S. in Computer Engineering and a minor in creative writing. Lebron is now working towards a second degree in Finance and Accounting from Baruch College, in hopes of later pursuing a Master’s degree in Finance. She is integral to the Futures Initiative’s operations, and does everything from working with the Accounts Payable and Procurement Departments, to processing reimbursements and travel authorizations, to providing monthly financial reports for the program. In addition to her role with the Futures Initiative, she works as a Brand Activation Manager for Anheuser-Busch InBev. Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Celi is bilingual and began her CUNY trajectory at Hostos Community College, where she developed a strong community of peers while learning to navigate the U.S. higher education system.