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Written by Khiana Rogers

May 2, 2024

CIE Award Speech

Founder and CEO of Nerdy Diva awarded the 2024 CIE Excellence in Innovation Award

St. Louis, MO:  On March 29th, Shanae Chapman, the Founder and CEO of Nerdy Diva, was awarded the CIE Excellence in Innovation Award. Through her commitment to helping make technology accessible and more inclusive, Shanae was selected as the 2024 recipient of this award by the Center of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Harris-Stowe State University due to her demonstrable leadership excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, impact, and community involvement.

Congratulations, Shanae, on this award!

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About Nerdy Diva

Nerdy Diva is a boutique, Black woman-owned business offering world-class e-learning, research, and design that organizations trust for growing and scaling into mature businesses with excellent user experience, strategic diversity and inclusion, and investment in growing their community locally and globally.

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