Kathryn Finney is the founder and Managing Director of digitalundivided (DID). Founded in 2013, DID is a social enterprise that takes an innovative, transformative approach to economic empowerment by encouraging Black and Latina women to own their economic security through entrepreneurship. DID accomplishes this goal by boldly empowering Black and Latina women to think BIG through the BIG Innovation Center, a 4,000 square foot space located in downtown Atlanta and the BIG Incubator program for high growth companies led by Black and Latina women. DID has impacted over 2000 people and helped companies raise over $25 Million in investment. She is a former General Partner in the Harriet Fund, the first fund focused on Black and Latinx women founders.

An Echoing Green Global Fellow and Eisenhower Fellow, Kathryn started DID after selling her company. A White House Champion of Change and member of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE), her pioneering research, “#ProjectDiane”, drew widespread buzz for disrupting the dialogue around women and tech entrepreneurship.

The findings from #ProjectDiane put a unique spotlight on the problem of inclusion in the innovation space, leading DID to develop a “first of its kind” solution. DID’s BIG Innovation Center and its resident BIG Accelerator is the only space and program dedicated to the growth of high-growth tech businesses founded by Black and Latina women.

Kathryn has received numerous honors and awards including, Grace Hopper ABIE award, “10 Women to Watch” (Entrepreneur and Marie Claire Magazine), Ebony Power 100, Black Enterprise “40 under 40” list, Spelman College’s “Game Changers Academy.” Kathryn was honored by the Borough of Manhattan with the “Kathryn Finney Appreciation Day”.