FOUNDER + CEO
Carol is a seasoned activist, changemaker and communications professional based in Washington, DC.
With over 20 years of experience working in and for communities of color, Carol has excelled in leading campaigns rooted in electoral politics, race equity and building inclusive organizations and public narratives. She was the Director of the Strategic Partnerships team at Planned Parenthood Action Fund, a department she created in 2011 that focuses on African American and Latino community engagement. She is now a partner at 76 Words, a firm that turns campaign strategies into television, radio and online communications to elect Democrats and support progressive causes.
LORYN WILSON CARTER
Loryn Wilson Carter is a digital media strategist and writer who helps organizations and brands transform their social media presence. Loryn’s passion is developing digital strategies for companies and organizations that want to improve their outreach to people of color and women. She is the author of Win the Internet: Best Practices for Twitter and Facebook, which is available now on Amazon. Loryn has run social media and SMS campaigns for NAACP, Center for Community Change, YWCA USA, and the National Education Association. She has also written for Talk Poverty, SheKnows, and Revelist.com. She is the co-founder of Black Girl Digital, a community for black women who work in digital careers, and has a passion for addressing the lack of diversity in the digital space.
Becky George has been a professional educator, advocate, and trainer for nearly 15 years. In all of her work, she has prioritized creating transformative trainings, events, and programs that create the feeling of justice, equity, and growth that she actually hopes to create out in the world. Becky George is a graduate of the University of North Texas. She has spent nearly a decade in the Planned Parenthood family, serving first as a Community Outreach Educator and Trainer at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, and later as the Race Equity Initiative Program Manager at Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Angélique Roché, is a journalist, attorney, content creator, and communications professional focused on the intersections of activism, policy, politics, current events, and nerd and pop cultures. As a writer and photographer, she has contributed to NBC News, Black Girl Nerds, and Rewire News. She is currently the host of Marvel Entertainment's Marvel's Voices podcast, SYFY Wire's podcast Geeksplain, co-host of the independent live podcast The Radical Geeks and a part-time host and voice-over artist at SiriusXM Progress. In addition, Angélique is a frequent guest on various shows focused on the intersections of pop-culture, current events, and social justice including Syfy Wire's "Who Won the Week" (WWTW) and The Dean Obeidallah Show on SiriusXM Progress.