About

Sherrell Dorsey headshot

Sherrell Dorsey headshot

Professional Bio

Sherrell Dorsey is a noted technology journalist and social entrepreneur. She is founder of daily tech newsletter, ThePLUG, where she leads content strategy, business partnerships, and growth of the first daily tech newsletter covering black founders and innovators.

With features in Fast Company, The Atlantic’s City Lab, The Root, Next City, and many others, Sherrell has covered high-profile founders, investors, and business trends at the intersection of sustainability, innovation, and equity. Sherrell has been a featured speaker and moderator, hosting panels and fireside chats with Steve Case, founder of AOL; Virginia Governor, Terry McAuliffe; Daymond John, ABCs SharkTank; and Ben Jealous of Kapor Capital.

Her experience in tech includes internships at Microsoft, serving as a marketing manager at Uber, and on a contract project with Google Fiber. She also serves as WCCB TV’s tech expert and hosts an inclusive quarterly technology event series called #BLKTECHCLT.

Sherrell is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Data Journalism at Columbia University in New York City.