Dai Time is the definition of #BlackGirlMagic. The 16-year-old content creator with her own content company has recently bagged her show on Snapchat, where she interviews well-known celebrities from Shaquille O’Neal to Jada Pinkett Smith. The Georgia-born entrepreneur discovered her passion for media and presenting at a very young age and followed in the footsteps of those before her to create her online entertainment platform, DT Entertainment, which highlights the impactful young people are doing worldwide. After being selected to join Snapchat’s accelerator program, Dai Time has turned her passion into profit
Snapchat has officially launched ‘The Black Creator Accelerator,’ a mentorship program to help emerging talent jumpstart their careers. The scheme which falls under Snapchat’s content-accelerator program, 523, will see the social networking app invest $3 million into emerging Black creators. In addition, participants will learn creative skills and knowledge to help them pursue successful careers. Snapchat’s announcement follows similar actions by other tech companies who have decided to help bridge the gap and create an industry that reflects the diversity within our communities. “The launch of this accelerator program is part of
At POCIT, we’re remaining optimistic that things will surely get better this year, and the main reason we believe that is because there is an abundance of amazing Black, Asian and Latinx trailblazers already making an undeniable impact across the globe – whether that’s as software engineers, 3D artists, venture capitalists or founders. While we’re still in the first few weeks of the year – I thought it would be good to do a round-up of our best and most inspiring interviews that I think you should definitely check out.