About digitalundivided

DID's Mission

 digitalundivided’s (DID) mission is to foster economic growth by finding and developing high potential women of color entrepreneurs.

Who We Are

A hybrid organization founded in 2013, digitalundivided accomplishes it’s mission by providing high potential Black and Latina women entrepreneurs with the network, coaching, and funding to build and scale their companies.

Like no one else, DID excels at

  1. Finding Black and Latina women entrepreneurs with high growth companies and game changing ideas
  2. Connecting them to an unmatched network of investors, mentors, and influencers
  3. Developing their start-up toolkit and leadership skills
  4. Supporting their entrepreneurship journey from the build phase to exit with the goal of helping create companies that have a strong positive impact on the economic health of their local communities

DID Staff

Kathryn Finney
Managing Director / Founder

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 A White House Champion of Change & Eisenhower Fellow, Kathryn is one of the most respected voices in national conversations on innovation and tech. An honors graduate of Yale and Rutgers, she’s the founder of The Budget Fashionista (sold 2014) and was Editor At Large at BlogHer (sold 2015).

Danielle Robinson Bell
Marketing & Corporate Partnership Director

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A graduate of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, Danielle spearheads marketing strategies and leads corporate partnership development for DID.

Darlene Gillard Jones
Director, Community & Events

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Fashion editor turned social enterprise leader, Darlene develops and leads DID’s community relationships and events. She is a frequent speaker on bridging the innovation and tech gap in Black communities

Dr. Marlo Rencher
Program Consultant


Currently the Executive Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Cleary University, Marlo has 20 years of entrepreneurial experience and has worked in senior level roles with a variety of accelerators and incubators. She is a 2012 digitalundivided FOCUS Fellow and contributed to the curriculum for the 2014 and 2015 programs.

The BIG Accelerator program is ran by DIDTechnology, INC, a registered 501 (c) 3 organizations that works in close partnership with digitalundivided.

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