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Kathryn Finney
Founder and Managing Director at digitalundivided; New York, NY

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Kathryn Finney is the Managing Director of digitalundivided (DID), mission is to foster economic growth and empowerment in communities through training and supporting Black and Latina women entrepreneurs using technology as a tool. DID runs the BIG Innovation Center in Atlanta, home to the BIG accelerator program for startups founded by Black and Latina Founders. Prior to DID, Kathryn was the Editor-At-Large at BlogHer, which she joined after selling her online media company.

A lifelong builder of women-centered communities, Kathryn received the Champion of Change Award from the White House and the Social Impact ABIE Award from Grace Hopper Conference. She’s also a 2016 Echoing Green Fellow and Eisenhower Fellow and was inducted into Spelman College’s “Game Changers Academy.”. Recently, Kathryn was honored by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer with the “Kathryn Finney Appreciation Day.”