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A Man with Ambition: A Conversation with E.C. Pizarro III

Thank you Philip Esteem of #PrideIndex for highlighting, E.C. Pizarro III.

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E.C. Pizarro III is a man with high ambitions. E.C. worked as a brand designer and tech entrepreneur for over 12 years. After obtaining his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Virginia Beach in 2012, his career in the design industry increased as he learned to navigate a high-demand and creatively rich workflow.

E.C. has won awards like the Marcom Award 2016 and 2017, gold and platinum, respectively. In 2017, he was a presenter at the first TransTech Summit, where he taught comprehensive creative thinking and logo design. In 2019 he received the Emerging Leader Award at the Inaugural National Trans Visibility March.

In March of 2022, he was named the executive director of TransTech Social Enterprises, a nonprofit organization that aims to empower, educate and employ LGBTQ people through technology. Below he shared his goals for Trans Tech Social, what’s life is like for a Black Trans man in America, and advice he offers to the parents of a non-gender conforming child.

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