Sherrell Dorsey (ThePLUG, Google Fiber, Microsoft & Uber)

February 15, 2017 at 11:00 PM UTC – February 16, 2017 at 2:00 AM UTC

Sherrell is a social impact writer, social entrepreneur and advocate for environmental, social and economic equity in underserved communities. In addition to serving in various capacities as a marketer, content developer, and community liaison, she writes frequently and passionately on the topics of sustainability, technology and digital inclusion for many national publications.

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About this event

Since learning to code at the age 14 Sherrell Dorsey has not slowed down in the tech industry. She is a noted technology writer and social entrepreneur. She is also the founder of 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. Since launching ThePLUG in April 2016, she has 300% month over month growth and has no plans of that slowing down.

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 also frequently speaks at tech conferences across the country and has an unmatched ability to inspire, connect and push the tech scene forward.

She has had roles in powerhouse tech companies such as Microsoft, Uber, and is currently on contract at Google Fiber. 

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  • Sherrell Dorsey

    ThePLUG, Google Fiber, Microsoft & Uber



February 15 – 16, 2017
11:00 PM – 2:00 AM UTC


11:00 PMNetworking / Food / Beer
11:45 PMFireside Chat
1:00 AMNetworking / Wrap Up


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    Startup Grind Charlotte

    Charlotte Chapter Director