12:00 PM to 1:00 PM | November 18, 2020

STEM in Color Inclusive Leadership Virtual Symposium

Audience This is a public event.
The STEM in Color Inclusive Leadership Virtual Symposium will focus on best practices for building and managing diverse, high-performing teams through a culture of inclusion.

During this virtual fireside chat, Morgan DeBaun will share her entrepreneurial journey to becoming the founder of Blavity, the roadblocks she’s faced along the way, and  some insights she’s gained on how to work smarter for your business, while empowering yourself, your colleagues, and your employees to speak up, stand out and implement meaningful change. The audience will also have the opportunity to join in on the conversation and ask questions before and throughout the event.

Keynote Speaker

Morgan DeBaun
Founder & CEO
Blavity Inc.

Since launching Blavity Inc. in 2014, Morgan has led the company to successfully acquire Travel Noire, a travel platform for Black millennials and Shadow And Act, a Black entertainment news site. Under her leadership, Blavity has launched several leading consumer summits including Summit 21 for Black women creators and Bay Area’s AfroTech, the largest tech conference for Black innovators and founders. While scaling the company, Morgan has raised $11 million  from top Silicon Valley venture firms such as GV and Comcast. Morgan is a passionate small business advocate and advises early stage entrepreneurs on how to scale their business in her Signature WorkSmart Advising program.