2023 Black future maker

Morgan DeBaun

Morgan DeBaun is the founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., a venture-backed company that builds product solutions and media for Black consumers and the enterprises who want to reach them. Blavity Media Group creates content for Black audiences. It reaches over 250 million monthly readers through a growing brand portfolio: Blavity News, 21Ninety, Travel Noire, Shadow & Act, and the Blavity Culture Network. Blavity Inc.'s Business division, AfroTech, is a professional network and talent acquisition solution for the world's largest companies and hosts the most prominent tech conference for Black founders & innovators worldwide. 

Since founding Blavity Inc., Forbes has recognized DeBaun in the 30 Under 30 and America's Top 50 Women in Tech lists and was named twice in Goldman Sachs' 100 Most Influential Builders and Innovators. She credits her success, in part, to her passion for helping others reach their potential.

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