About Us
Exploring Urban Challenges: Innovating at the Intersection of Technology, Data, Design, and Media for an Equitable Future.
Better Futures Institute is an organization focused on addressing urban and social challenges in San Antonio. Our work lies at the intersection of technology, data, design, media production, and workforce development. As the region's future unfolds with questions about growth, progress, and sustainability, we actively foster innovation and regional connections to learn aspects of our collective past for shaping a more equitable and inclusive future.
Mission Statement
To shape a thriving, equitable, and resilient future for San Antonio through research, talent development, and powerful storytelling.
Vision Statement
Advancing a culture of innovation and civic engagement by creating pathways for leaders to drive the sustainable and resilient cities of the future.
Partners and Supporters
Core Team
Dr. Alberto Gómez
CEO
Advisors
Ana Fernandes
Advisors
Carlos Toxtli-Hernández
Advisors
Andrés Monroy-Hernández
Advisors
Board of Directors
Nathan Burkhart
Board of Directors
Nadia Botello
Board of Directors
Jordan Ghawi
Board of Directors
Dr. Joca G. Marquez
Board of Directors
Javier Paredes
Board of Directors
David Robinson Jr.
Board of Directors