Noramay Cadena, Board Member


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Noramay Cadena is an engineer, entrepreneur, investor, and former nonprofit leaders. She is a Managing Partner at Supply Change Capital, a venture firm investing at the intersection of food, culture, and technology. Noramay is also a Managing Partner at MiLA Capital, a venture capital firm in Los Angeles investing in technology.

Prior to venture capital, Noramay spent over a decade in the aerospace sector leading large teams working on new complex aviation/aerospace programs. As an engineer and business leader, she specializes in manufacturing, scaling, and supply chain, and couples that technical expertise with coaching on strategy, operations and culture.

In the community, Noramay is a lead investor in Portfolia’s Rising America fund investing in Latinx, Black and LGBTQ founders, a board member of Valley Presbyterian Hospital, an advisory board member of the Homeboy Industries Ventures and Jobs Fund, an appointed board member of the Housing Authority Commission of Los Angeles, and a founding board member of LatinxVC, an organization increasing the Latino ecosystem of funders and founders.

In 2020, she was named one of 50 renowned women in robotics and one of the top 100 influential Latinas in the United States. Noramay is a Kauffman Fellow and holds a MBA, a Master’s in Engineering Systems and a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering – all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).