Deloris (Del) Wilson is the BEACON/Inclusive Innovation Fellow at the Institute for Technology Law and Policy at Georgetown law. As a journalist, social entrepreneur and social impact strategist, she has served as a business development consultant for a variety of start-up ventures including co-founding the Islands Innovation Institute in Sint Maarten and leading content strategy for PushBlack, the nation's first text-based civic engagement platform for African-Americans. Her previous roles also include training over 200 minority entrepreneurs across the U.S. through the Minority Business Development Agency and advising the Ministry of Culture on opportunities for development in Barbados' creative and cultural industries. Presently, Del manages the research and operations portfolio for BEACON: The D.C. Women Founders Initiative. She is passionate about supporting socially-purposed business ventures, while also expanding access, opportunity and influence to communities that need them most. An Alabama native with professional experience across seven countries, Del holds an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a JD from Georgetown Law and BA, summa cum laude from Spelman College.
How She Got There: An Evening with DC Entrepreneurs
We welcome DC's leading businesswomen for an evening of discussion on their journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur.