Cheryl Contee

Title: 
Co-founder, Jack and Jill Politics
Twitter handle: 
ch3ryl

Cheryl Contee is co-founder of Jack and Jill Politics, one of the top black blogs online; additionally, Cheryl is partner at Fission Strategy, a company that specializes in helping non-profit organizations and foundations use social media to create social good.

She is included in The Root 100 list of African-American leaders; Huffington Post lists her in the Top 27 Female Founders in Tech to Follow on Twitter in 2011; Fast Company named her one of their 2010 Most Influential Women in Tech. Cheryl has appeared in the Washington Post, NY Times, San Francisco Magazine, BBC, CNN, and others. She is serves several boards and advisory committees: Netroots Nation, BlogHer, Blogging While Brown, Applied Research Center, and CommonGoods.Net.

Additionally, Cheryl is a partner at Fission Strategy where she helps non-profit organizations and foundations use social media to create social good. Cheryl earned her B.A. from Yale University and an Internation al Executive M.B.A. from Georgetown University.