Position: Entrepreneurship Support Specialist
Johann Hayag (he/him) was born in the Philippines and moved to the U.S. at 9 years old. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a chemistry degree as a Dream.US Scholar and held various positions in college organizations, including Vice President for the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE). Before joining the Immigrants Rising team, Johann worked at a startup he co-founded and is currently working on a new one involving vegan boba. He likes the entrepreneurship world and wants to help others become business owners themselves. Outside of work, Johann likes to workout, as well as find new teas to drink and dark chocolate to eat.