Taylor Shead is the award-winning CEO and Founder of Stemuli Studios and is the 94th Black woman in history to have raised over $1M in venture capital. She’s best known for making school as fun as your favorite video game by creating a 3D immersive game-based learning platform. This year Dallas Business Journal ranked Taylor one of the top 25 women in business and D Magazine selected her as a cover model to represent the most influential business leaders in Dallas Fort Worth. Taylor has spent the last 10 years supporting underserved students in Pathways to Technology Early College High School Programs across the country. This gives her ground level data and experience in preparing underrepresented young Black and Brown men and women for the workforce and partnering with industry leaders to increase engagement between the company and these learners.