My name is Kathryn Finney. I’m a former Rugby playing Epidemiologist from Minnesota who is the founder and Managing Director of digitalundivided.com. I invest, advise, and support awesome people doing great things.
Corporatey (new word) Bio
“White House Champion of Change”
“SXSW Black Innovator Award”
“AOL’s Top Ten Women in Money”
“Black Enterprise Magazine’s 40 Stars under 40”
“Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 2013”
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 20 million people.
She’s currently serves an Editor-At-Large, an advisory role, at BlogHer, inc. She’s also 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.
An honors graduate of Yale University and Rutgers University, Kathryn and The Budget Fashionista has been featured in more than 1000 media outlets, including the TODAY show, Good Morning America, the New York Times, USA TODAY, the Wall Street Journal, Black Enterprise, New York Magazine, Forbes and InStyle. The success of the SGM sites have 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.
Kathryn is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences such as #FOCUS100, Black Enterprise Small Business, BlogHer, General Assembly, South by Southwest (SXSW), New York Women in Communications, Women’s Funding Network, Columbia School of Business, and numerous colleges and universities.