Champion Committee

Kathryn Finney

Founder and Managing Director, digitalundivided

Global

Kathryn Finney is the founder and Managing Director of digitalundivided (DID). Founded in 2013, DID is a social enterprise that takes an innovative, transformative approach to economic empowerment by encouraging Black and Latina women to own their economic security through entrepreneurship. DID accomplishes this goal by boldly empowering Black and Latina women to think BIG through the BIG Innovation Center, a 4,000 square foot space located in downtown Atlanta and the BIG Incubator program for high growth companies led by Black and Latina women. DID has impacted over 2000 people and helped companies raise over $25 Million in investment.

An Echoing Green Global Fellow and Eisenhower Fellow, Kathryn started DID after selling her company. As a White House Champion of Change and member of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE), her pioneering research, “#ProjectDiane”, drew widespread buzz for disrupting the dialogue around women and tech entrepreneurship.

Kathryn has received numerous honors and awards including an Honorary Doctorate from Mount Holyoke College, Grace Hopper ABIE award, “10 Women to Watch” (Entrepreneur and Marie Claire Magazine), Ebony Power 100, Black Enterprise “40 under 40” list, Spelman College’s “Game Changers Academy.”

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