Cris Mercado

Entrepreneur, Program Participant

“There is no growth without discomfort. Not having a safety net might actually be one of the most powerful tools undocumented immigrants have available to them.”

How can discomfort make you grow? Cris Mercado, Entrepreneurship Fellow, talks about how risk is essential to success.

Cris Mercado joined Immigrants Rising in Fall 2018 as an Entrepreneurship Fellow. He is social entrepreneur and has been a keynote speaker and panelist on topics ranging from immigration, workforce development, diversity/inclusion, and entrepreneurship.