Sherrell Dorsey

Founder, BLKTECHCLT and

Sherrell Dorsey is a data journalist, social entrepreneur, and speaker. As the founder of Build the Good, a community development consulting company, Sherrell runs BLKTECH Interactive—North Carolina’s first hub supporting over 2,000 entrepreneurs and technologists of color and two municipalities. She is founder of daily tech newsletter, ThePLUG, leading content strategy, business partnerships, and growth of the only newsletter dedicated to highlighting the significant voices of black founders and business leaders in the news. ThePLUG produces a series of original stories in syndication with VICE news’ Motherboard channel. With features in Fast Company, The Atlantic’s CityLab, The Root, Next City, Charlotte Observer and many others, Sherrell has interviewed high-profile founders, investors, and analyzes business trends at the intersection of sustainability, innovation, and equity.

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