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

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I am an Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Technologist, S.T.E.M. + DEI&B Advocate, Author, and Gender Equality Champion



A FlyTechnista, named TeLisa

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

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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, youth, underrepresented communities in S.T.E.A.M. and entrepreneurship.

2024  Women in Innovation (Advisory Council)

2023  Women Techmakers (Ambassador

2022  We Empower: SDG's Challenge (Finalist)

2021  Globant.Women: Tech Entrepreneur (Honoree)

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

2020  Women's Empowerment Principles (Honoree)

2020  NASDAQ Mentor Makers (Mentor)

2016  United State of Women, "Changemaker" (Honoree)


Equity is my Love Language

2020  COLOR Magazine: All-Inclusive Leadership Award

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

2017  Ariane de Rothschild, (Fellow)

2017  ACT4: Diversity in Tech Award

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


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

Technology & Design

I am conscious technologist, and multi-disciplined creative; specializing in accessibility design, digital products, and elevating brand & creative 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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