Our Team

Stefany Nieto

Operations and CEO Assistant, NEXT Canada

Stefany Nieto joined NEXT Canada in Fall 2018 from the public sector where she was a Research Policy Analyst along with the go-to team member for all communications and graphics. She thrives in fast paced environments and is driven by the excitement of re-conceptualizing ideas and creating large-scale impact.

Stefany has been deeply involved in Toronto's entrepreneurial ecosystem through her work at various startups, and as the founder of an NGO, Growing North, which was recently selected as a top 5 finalist for the Google Impact Challenge 2.0. Stefany’s passion for entrepreneurship has guided her around the world, developing local social ventures and attending experiential learning challenges. Most recently, she graduated from MIT’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Currently, Stefany is dedicating her time to both Growing North as Executive Director, spearheading operations and expansion while also working as Operations and CEO Assistant at NEXT.

In her free time, Stefany enjoys reading, biking, and travelling around the world. Her next stop is South East Asia!