Deborah Engel is a two-time startup founder whose advocacy work bolsters local communities through supporting working parents, entrepreneurs, and small business owners. Her first startup, Work and Play, was among the first coworking spaces in the United States to also house a licensed childcare program. Her subsequent start-up, the General Store Cooperative (GSC), produces co-retail experiences by packaging complimentary businesses under one roof.
She is the Vice-Chair of the South Orange Village Center Alliance managing communications and serving as an advocate and resource for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Click here to learn more about Deb and her mission to support working parents and their children.