Journalist and Social Entrepreneur
Chantel McGee is a journalist, social entrepreneur and the founder of Society Co. a nonprofit
idea lab and community. It builds the bridge between nonprofits, governments, and the private
sector by encouraging collaboration and knowledge-sharing.
McGee is also known for her coverage of the tech sector for CNBC, where she reported on all
the big tech companies including Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook.
Prior to CNBC, McGee was a tech reporter for the Daily Dot where she covered the intersection
of technology and culture.
She also spent some time producing multimedia content and executing content marketing
strategies for AOL, Viacom, as well as various celebrities and startups.
McGee began her career in television covering general news for News 12 and Regional News
Network in New York.
Being a woman of color in tech is already a trifecta of minority identities, adding others like being an immigrant, part of the LGBTQIA+ community, and mental health, means that it’s hard to find people who look like you or have similar backgrounds. On this panel, you will learn how these women have created communities […]