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Veronica Juarez is a venture capitalist focused on companies that have an impact for low-income and vulnerable communities. She is an angel investor and Scout with Lightspeed Venture Partners. As the former VP of Social Enterprise for Lyft, she built Lyft’s public policy team and nationwide effort, Lyft’s Enterprise Business, and Lyft’s business for government and non-profit organizations. Named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative Person in Business, she serves on Stanford University’s Board for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity, and as a Director on Phillip Exeter Academy’s General Alumni Association Board.  Veronica manages the gift giving of The Juarez Family Foundation, a social impact fund that she founded in 2019. Veronica is a proud native Houstonian, home of her family’s infamous taqueria, Villa Arcos, in the 2nd Ward, and enjoys outdoor activities with her puppy Reginaldo.