Erin Horne McKinney is the Founder & CEO of access consulting and global membership organization, Black Female Founders (#BFF). She consults and advises government leaders and organizations on inclusive entrepreneurship and innovation strategies. Erin is a serial tech entrepreneur and intrapreneur with more than two decades of tech policy, venture capital, economic and business development, inclusion/diversity/equity/access (IDEA) and marketing communications experience. Erin is a member of Pipeline Angels and serves as an advisor and mentor to startups, tech incubators and accelerator programs. She is a founding member of the Black Innovation Alliance (BIA) and serves on advisory boards for Collider’s Inclusion Open program and the Media Image Task Force of the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Mosaic Center for Multiculturalism. Erin is currently pursuing her Ph.D. within the Technology, Policy and Society program at Howard University in Washington, D.C.