#SmartBrownVoices – EP 18 – Kathryn Finney and Digital Undivided

This week Mike Street chats with the super AWESOME Kathryn Finney of Digital Undivided. Listen as Mike and Kathryn talk about the rise of Digital Undivided, women in tech, and so much more.


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About Kathryn Finney

Kathryn Finney is the founder and Managing Director of digitalundivided (DID), a social enterprise that develops programs that increase the active participation of urban communities, especially women, in the digital space. DID’s programs and events have reached over 9 million people.

She’s served as Editor-At-Large at BlogHer, INC from 2012-2014. She was also one of the first lifestyle bloggers and the CEO of TBF Group, LLC, parent company of the highly influential The Budget Fashionista Brand, which reaches a global audience of more than 13 million+ unique visitors a year. Kathryn and The Budget Fashionista has been featured in more than 1000 media outlets, including the TODAY show (12 times), Good Morning America, the New York Times, The success of the TBF has led to several cross platform partnerships, including the book: How to be a Budget Fashionista (Random House), which is currently in its 9th printing, and partnerships with major brands such as Microsoft, Proctor & Gamble, TJ Maxx/Marshalls, Sears, Nordstrom, and Paypal.

An honors graduate of Yale University where she received numerous awards including the Courtland Van Creed Award for Academics and Community Service and Rutgers University, where she was a member of the USA Today All Academic Team and received her Class Award.

Kathryn is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences such as #FOCUS100, Black Enterprise Small Business, BlogHer, Future15 keynote at South by Southwest (SXSW), New YorkWomen in Communications, Women’s Funding Network, Columbia School of Business, and numerous colleges and universities.

She serves as an advisor to several leading tech companies, including LineApple and Makers Crew.

One Comment Add yours

  1. laurence says:

    Man… Mike he sounds like me. Wonderful episode. Insightful and truthful. Until we support ourselves and all these brilliant talents can we expect respect and compensation from the outside.

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