Morgan DeBaun is a recipient of the John B. Ervin Scholars Program. She graduated top of her class from Washington University in St. Louis with a major in Political Science and a minor in Entrepreneurship. 


Fresh out of college, she headed to Silicon Valley to learn from the best and brightest about Product Management and Design. She became a growth hacker and small business advisor to aspiring entrepreneurs. In 2014, she launched Blavity - the largest media startup and lifestyle brand for multi-cultural millennials. 


Morgan was featured on the 2016 Forbes 30 under 30 list. She is one of only twelve African American women to raise one million in venture funding. Her list of accolades includes: The Root Top 100 Most Influential Black Americans, Linkedin's Next Wave, Silicon Valley Top Women in Tech, and has been profiled in Essence Magazine, Forbes, and many more.




“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.”
— Oprah Winfrey


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