Hi, my name is TeLisa!
I am an Award-Winning Technologist, STEM, DE&I Advocate, and Author; a Serial Social Entrepreneur; Conscious Technologist & Multi-Disciplined Creative; an International Keynote Speaker; Impact Investor; and Disruptor!

Want to learn more about my work, or explore how we can work together?



How To Boston While Black Summit

Join me for the inaugural 'How to Boston While Black Summit' for a panel discussion on Diversity in Emerging Technology


Tech Entrepreneur

I am so honored to be recognized for my work in the category of 'Tech Entrepreneur' by the Globant.Women community

A Collective Breath book with confetti falling

NextGen Indie
Book Awards

I am officially an Award-Winning Author! "A Collective Breath" wins 2021 NextGen Indie Book Award

TeLisa Daughtry award speech

All Inclusive
Leadership Awards

I am honored to be recognized for building inclusive & equitable work environments, as a recipient of COLOR Magazine: All Inclusive Leadership Award


  • Globant.Women: Tech Entrepreneur (Honoree)

  • WE Empower SDGs Challenge (Finalist)

  • UN Women UK, 65th Commission on the Status of Women (Delegate)

  • U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs (Speaker)

  • Women's Empowerment Principles (Honoree)

  • COLOR Magazine - All Inclusive Leadership Award (Honoree)

  • Nasdaq Mentor Makers (Mentor)

  • California State Legislature, S.T.E.A.M. Advocate (Honoree)

  • Ariane de Rothschild (Fellow)

  • United State of Women (Changemaker)

  • All Raise Visionary Voices (Speaker)

  • ACT4 Award, Diversity in Tech (Honoree)

  • 50 Influential Women Entrepreneurs NYC

  • Diversity in Tech Awards (Honoree)

  • Top 50 Visionary Women in Tech

  • MIC 1,000 Women in Tech (Speaker)

  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Theta Xi & B.L.I.S.T.S (Women in Tech, Honoree)


For press, media, and past speaking events; check out my press kit.


Technology & Design

I am an engineer, creative and technologist; specializing in interaction design, user experience, artificial intelligence, product design, digital transformation solutions, emerging technologies, web & mobile, video, motion graphics, and design & art direction.

Diversity Equity Inclusion

I am an award-winning DEI expert & coach; experienced in cross-cultural leadership and innovative entrepreneurship; passionate about building diverse teams, creating inclusive and equitable environments; and have developed DEI strategies for more than 200+ enterprises.

Coaching & Education

I provide talks, workshops, 1:1 coaching, and produce content for educational and inspirational purposes; to equip and empower professionals, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and studentsβ€”to better navigate, lead, succeed, and thrive.


Want to learn more about my work, or explore how we can work together?

I am a Thought-leader, International Keynote speaker, speaker at the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs, and educator

I use my voice to educate, advocate, and elevate important and relevant topics such as; diversity equity inclusion and belonging, women's issues, design, technology and digital transformation, entrepreneurship, workplace & culture, engaging youth in STEM, and mindfulness & wellbeing.

TeLisa Daughtry speaking at G7 roundtable

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