• Despite being raised by a single mother at an attic apartment in the inner city of New York, before turning 21, Josuel had visited 17 countries, spoken to crowds of thousands and met with multiple Fortune 100 CEO's and world leaders like Barack Obama and Ban-Ki-Moon. He is now on a mission with Project 99.






















  • Bio

    Josuel Plasencia is a social entrepreneur, community leader, and public speaker. He has been featured in NBC, ABC, PBS, C-SPAN and the Wall Street Journal. Josuel is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Project 99, a company which helps leading organizations engage and retain diverse talent through leadership programs tailored to the millennial workforce. Project 99 clients include SAP, Humano, and the Manhattan Neighborhood Network.


    He has a Bachelors of Science from Babson College. Babson's central focus is on entrepreneurship education, and it is often ranked the most prestigious entrepreneurship college in the United States. Josuel has corporate experience in the areas of finance and business strategy with Accenture, Goldman Sachs, EY, KPMG, BNY Mellon and the Boston Red Sox. He currently sits on the Alumni Leadership Council of the National Academy Foundation and is a former board member at ALPFA, the largest Latino business association in the United States. Josuel enjoys dancing salsa, following the Mets and travel.

  • Social Entrepreneur

    Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Project 99

    Learn more at project99.co!

  • Public Speaking

    ALPFA Gala

    Daniel Zamora Student of the Year Acceptance Speech

    Junior Achievement Annual Gala

    Student of the Year Acceptance Speech

    Bell Ringing at the NYSE 

    Financial Capability Week

    PBS American Graduates

    Junior Achievement Interview

    Junior Achievement of NY

    JA Student of the Year Video

    NBC Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf

    Interview feating Deloitte CEO Joe Echevarria

    Virtual Enterprises Benefit


    Virtual Enterprises Benefit

    Introduction of Frank Boccio from New York Life

  • Professional Background

    Project 99

    Co-Founder and Managing Director

    2015 to Present

    Babson College

    Class of 2017



    Summer Consulting Analyst

    Summer 2016

    Boston Red Sox

    Strategy Consultant

    Spring - 2016

    Goldman Sachs

    Private Wealth Management

    Summer - 2015


    United Nations Desk

    Fall - 2013

    Summer - 2014




    Launch Program

    Summer - 2013

  • Boards


    Member of ALPFA Board of Directors

    ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America) was the first national Latino professional association in the United States, established in Los Angeles in 1972. ALPFA continues to build upon its proud legacy with a mission: To empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy.


    Josuel was elected as its only student board member in 2016: http://www.alpfa.org/news/290605/ALPFA-Board-of-Directors-names-Student-of-the-Year-to-Serve.htm


    Babson College

    Member of the Global Alumni Advisory Board

    Babson College educates entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value—everywhere.


    Member of Alumni Leadership Council Member

    NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. The mission of the Alumni Leadership Council is to help NAF create a lifelong and worldwide community of alumni through opportunities for meaningful engagement in order to increase awareness, pride, participation, volunteer involvement, and commitment to NAF, its academies and students. More info on the council can be found here- http://naf.org/alumni-leadership-council

    National Dominican Students Conference

    Member of the National Board of Directors

    NDSC is an annual event featuring the highest quality in academic workshops, inspirational speakers, and networking events — for and by the Dominican community. Attended by over 400 student leaders annually, we work with over 30+ Dominican student groups from around the world.

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