Lacee Curtis is from the Seattle area. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in political science and nonprofit management. After completing her undergraduate work, she traveled to Madagascar where she helped co-found a fair-trade business and an affordable housing company. Currently she is vice-president of a nonprofit organization that does food security education, also in Madagascar. She is enrolled inthe joint MPA-JD program at Brigham Young University. Besides her deep interest in social innovation ventures, she is a die-hard soccer fan. She hopes to use her law degree in furthering the work of social innovation abroad.