Sherrell Dorsey

 
 

Founder, ThePLUG

Sherrell Dorsey is a noted technology journalist and social entrepreneur. She is founder of the daily tech newsletter ThePLUG where she leads 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. 

With features in Fast Company, The Atlantic’s City Lab, The Root, Next City, and many others, Sherrell has covered high-profile founders, investors and business trends at the intersection of sustainability, innovation and equity. Sherrell has been a featured speaker and moderator, hosting panels and fireside chats with Steve Case, founder of AOL, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Daymond John of ABC's SharkTank, and Ben Jealous of Kapor Capital. 

Her experience in tech includes internships at Microsoft, serving as a marketing manager at Uber and on a contract project with Google Fiber. She also serves as WCCB TV’s tech expert and hosts an inclusive quarterly technology event series called #BLKTECHCLT. Sherrell is currently pursuing a Masters of Science degree in Data Journalism at Columbia University. 

 
 

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