10 Exceptional Black Women Who Are Changing the Face of Tech

MercarisKellee James

She is the founder and CEO of Mercaris, which is a market data service that specializes in certified agricultural commodities. The clientele include farmers, grain millers and others who work in agriculture. In her 20s, she was appointed as a White House fellow by President Barack Obama to work for the secretary of agriculture.



Brit Fitzpatrick

She is the founder and CEO of MentorMe. This company focuses on managing external and internal mentoring programs. Her website works through a cloud-based SaaS platform. Fitzpatrick was named as one of the Top 50 under 40 social enterprise leaders in the country by the American Express Foundation.