ChangeMaker Finalist: Naji H. Kelley

The Austin Young Chamber would like to recognize and pay tribute to this year’s ChangeMaker finalists. The ChangeMaker Awards are part of the 2nd Annual LEAD Summit Luncheon on February 15, 2019. This year’s twelve finalists are inspiring leaders who have a passion for dedicating time and talent to successfully make a difference in our community.

Naji H. Kelley

Founder & CEO | BLNDED Media


Naji H. Kelley is the founder & CEO of BLNDED Media, a leading platform for the voices of diverse and underrepresented founders, working toward providing a voice for underrepresented entrepreneurs in tech and highlight organizations that support diversity, in order to build a more inclusive startup ecosystem.

Naji has a background in Information Technology, having worked in the private sector in his hometown of Cleveland, OH, operations and marketing skills working for a number of startups in Austin, TX and logistical experience, actively serving in the U.S. Navy Reserves. Naji’s passionate about building community and creating opportunities for those typically left out of the conversation and lacking a seat at the economic table.

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