Our Story

BLNDED Media was founded in February 2016 on the belief that media has a responsibility to reflect the stories of people from all walks of life. Our focus is to bring more color to the opaque mainstream of business storytelling.

People often become what they see and, at BLNDED, we’re dedicated to redefining how people of color see their roles in society by changing the narrative of what it means and looks like to be a person of color in business, tech, and media.

BLNDED Media is a digital media company dedicated to redefining the narrative in the business, tech, and media industries. We Increase representation through storytelling, educate and celebrate through curated events while cultivating more inclusive business ecosystems through data and reporting.

entrepreneurs

Representation has a major impact on how People of Color see themselves and their abilities in relation to society as a whole. BLNDED is dedicated to increasing representation through storytelling, as well as serving our community of entrepreneurs and creators through events and resources. Let your story be an inspiration or share your expertise to create a community resource.

contributors

We are always looking for content creators to share their perspective, experiences, and insight. As a BLNDED contributor, you will gain exclusive access to events and become a part of an ever-expanding network of professionals seeking to drive diversity and inclusion. We believe in empowering our collaborators, pitch your story idea or request an assignment today.

partnerships

BLNDED offers diversity and inclusion advocates the opportunity to consolidate efforts in service of inclusion initiatives. We sponsor, co-host, promote, develop events that advance inclusion. BLNDED strives to drive inclusion by documenting diversity through data and leading the corrective action. Talk to us about how we can collaborate for the advancement of inclusion.

Team

Naji H. Kelley

Naji H. Kelley

Chief Enabling Officer, Co-founder
Alexis Davis

Alexis Davis

Chief Digital Officer, Co-founder
Taylor Tompkins

Taylor Tompkins

Writer
Nakevia Miller

Nakevia Miller

Senior UI/UX Designer
Brandon “AK” Akpunku

Brandon “AK” Akpunku

Content Producer
Alexandra Wilson

Alexandra Wilson

Content Producer