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Seeds of Fortune Inc.

Our mission is to empower young women of color in HS by matching them to affordable college options, building financial management, and career skills.

Founded: 2014 by Nitiya Walker

Seeds of Fortune Inc.
  • Program Area

    Education, Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development, Public Service & Civic Engagement
  • Location of Impact

    United States, Ghana
  • Headquarters Location

    New York City, New York, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Mobile Apps, SMS
  • Budget

    $500,000 to $1,000,000
  • Founder Demographics

    Female, Racial or Ethnicity Minority

We are the first and only platform to provide young women of color in 11-12th grade, an exclusive online network to begin to understand money by exploring, developing scholarship and college packages, gaining financial literacy, and understanding the financial implications of college, which is nurtured through the support of our online tech platform, video sessions, and tele-mentors hosting modules. Our Network boasts 2000 members of ambitious young women of color. Finally, we have our Seed University, which is a collegiate program for the graduates of our high school scholars and members to further develop their financial and career skill sets.

Funders and Awards

HBO, One Million Black Women Goldman Sachs, New York Spark Youth Grant, Ichigo Foundation, Black Girls Freedom Fund, BMO Capital Markets, Chime, Chanel, Lusters Pink Product, Dentons, Brooklyn Community Foundation, Fidelity
Forbes 30 Under 30, New York for New Yorkers, 2020 One Young World - Deloitte Scholar, Clinton Global Initiative University Alumni Honor Roll, Ashoka Fellow American Express