Join us today at 11:30 am PT / 2:30 pm ET on Instagram live, Black Girl Nerds host Ryanne Bennett interviews Shanel Fields.
Shanel Fields is the founder and CEO of MD Ally. The company enables an innovative EMS-provider collaboration that optimizes community-based medical services, establishes strong patient-provider relationships, and ensures patients great clinical and financial outcomes. Shanel is part of the Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs network.
Fields is a participant in the new series Founding In Color.
Founding In Color, a new docuseries from Black Experience on Xfinity and Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Lab premiered October 21 on Peacock, that gets to the hard truth about what it really takes to succeed as a Black and Latino entrepreneur in America today. The three-part series tells authentic stories that go beyond the business pitch and drive straight to the heart of personal experiences that shaped the featured founders, as people, and as business leaders.
The series gives viewers an intimate introduction to nine Black and Latino founders changing the game in tech and entertainment sectors. Michael Maponga (AfroLandTV), Max Tuchman (Caribu), Shanel Fields (MD Ally), Karlos Walkes (XiQ), Trish Miller (Aneswim), India Hayes (Mini City), Jasmine Jones (Cherry Blossom Intimates), Renato Carregha (Tegger), and Danielle Johnson (Spark FM Online Radio) share how they’ve had to dig deep to navigate race, identity, familial complexities, and a global pandemic to survive as entrepreneurs.
As always, you can catch the conversation live or the replay on BGN’s Instagram page @blackgirlnerds.