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15+ Years
of Experience

I blend thought and heart with creativity + technology to build purposeful, beautiful, and accessible products & solutions for businesses and society. 

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500+ Events: Keynotes, workshops, hosting, panels
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I am an Award-Winning Social Entrepreneur, Technologist, S.T.E.M. / DEI+B / SDGs Advocate, Author, and Gender Equality Champion



A FlyTechnista, named TeLisa

TeLisa Daughtry is an Award-Winning Serial Social Entrepreneur, Conscious Technologist, Author, and an International Speaker; recognized for her achievements and contributions in the technology sector and startup ecosystem. She has been awarded and recognized globally by numerous government agencies, institutions, community organizations, and media publications for her work, achievements, and advocacy in gender equality, innovation & technology, entrepreneurship, S.T.E.A.M. education, and DEI+Belonging.

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I Roundhouse-Kick Glass Ceilings

I build technology solutions, provide technical education, leadership and career development, and advocacy—to engage, empower, and support women.

2024  Women in Innovation (Advisory Council)

2024  UN Women: Commission on the Status of Women (Delegate)

2023  Women Techmakers (Ambassador)

2022  We Empower: SDG's Challenge (Northeast, Finalist)

2021  Globant.Women: Tech Entrepreneur (Honoree)

2021  UN Women UK: Commission on the Status of Women (Delegate)

2020  California Legislature Assembly, Women in S.T.E.A.M. (Honoree)

2020  Women's Empowerment Principles (Honoree)

2020  NASDAQ Mentor Makers (Mentor)

2016  United State of Women, Changemaker (Honoree)


Equity is my Love Language

I am passionate about creating an equitable future, experienced in fostering inclusive work spaces and diverse teams, crafting accessible digital products for society; and advancing the participation of underrepresented communities in S.T.E.A.M. and entrepreneurship. 

2023  BEYA STEM: Champions of the Metaverse Award

2020  COLOR Magazine: All-Inclusive Leadership Award

2020  Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity & B.L.I.S.T.S. (Women in Tech, Honoree)

2017  Ariane de Rothschild (Fellow)

2017  ACT4 Award: Diversity in Tech

2017  Code/Interactive: Diversity in Tech Awards (Finalist)

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I Educate, Advocate, and Elevate

As an author, educator, international speaker, and speaker at the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs, and the United Nations, I amplify important and relevant topics.

›› Sustainable Development Goals
Gender Equality, Pay Equity, Quality Education, inclusive and sustained Economic Growth & Employment Opportunities, Innovation, and Social Justice

›› Emerging Technologies
Web3, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, NFTs, Metaverse, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain

›› Engaging Youth in STEAM
Empowerment, navigating education, non-traditional computer science/STEAM backgrounds, exploring STEAM career paths

›› Productivity & Purpose
Empathy, Emotional Intelligence, Wellness & Wellbeing, Mindfulness + Heartfulness in Leadership



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Let's work together!

I use thought & heart + creativity & technology to solve business problems.

Technology & Design

I am a conscious technologist and multi-disciplined creative; specializing in emerging technologies, UX & accessibility design, and elevating brand experiences.

Diversity Equity Inclusion

I am an award-winning DEI&B advocate and coach; experienced in cross-cultural and intergenerational team building, employee retention, and building inclusive & equitable spaces.

Education & Coaching

I provide technical & creative education and insights; leadership training, 1:1 coaching; and produce content for educational and inspirational purposes.

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