FUTURO, Inc. is a nonprofit organization located in Middle Tennessee. The organization officially incorporated in May 2015, after an incubation period under the Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce in 2011.
Since FUTURO’s inception, the greatest asset is strong student leadership and engagement along with our committed community partners. The wealth of support from FUTURO alumni, professional mentors, and volunteers provides students with guidance, inspiration, as well as opportunities for job shadow, internships, mentorship, career growth, and professional development.
Our mission as an inclusive organization is to help prepare and cultivate opportunities for growth, professional development, and civic engagement within college Latino students that aspire to be leaders in their communities and respective professions. Through global corporate partnerships, local universities, and prevalent non-profit relationships, we foster opportunities for economic mobility while instilling a sense of community and resilience.
FUTURO helps Latino college-aged students uncover hidden rules to success as they chart their course from college to career. Our purpose is to build future business and civic leaders. Our passion is making a positive impact on our students and their future through hands-on mentoring, access to community leaders, and corporate opportunities.
An inclusive, college success professional development organization that creates opportunities for leadership, career growth, and civic engagement.
Our vision is for our members to graduate with a college degree in one hand and a job offer, business plan, or graduate school offer in the other.
LEAD. SERVE. CONNECT.
OUR STUDENTS, MEMBERS & ALUMNI
Founded on the Latino principle of “familia,” FUTURO’s students are a close community in Middle Tennessee. With over 200 students, members, and alumni represented, our leaders focus on leadership, service, and strong connections.
Our goal is help students navigate the rigors of college life while building a confidence and a strong community.Currently, FUTURO Inc. has established student-led chapters at five area universities: Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University/Fisk, Trevecca Nazarene University, Cumberland University, and our Aspire Chapter (currently unenrolled college students), with affiliate programs at Tennessee Tech, Lipscomb, Western Kentucky, and Belmont Universities.Our alumni have been placed in a number of organizations including Metro Nashville Public Schools, NISSAN, HCA, Deloitte, United We Dream, Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee, Conexion Americas, YMCA Latino Achievers, Vanderbilt University, and Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI) to name a few.
Our partnership with the Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce has provided opportunities for our students to land jobs as well as provide options for job shadowing and summer internships. During the summer 2019, our interns were in congress, hospitals, local non-profits, and large fortune 500 corporations.
LEAD. SERVE. CONNECT.