shelonda stokes

August 26, 2021 | 5:30pm – 7:30 pm
City Garage
101 W. Dickman St., Baltimore, MD 21230


TEDCO's Baltimore City Pop-up reconvened the Greater Baltimore TEDCO Network. The evening featured an in-person TEDCO Talks discussing innovation, DEI, and economic development, with Troy LeMaile-Stovall, Shelonda Stokes and Delali Dzirasa.

Guest Speakers

  • Delali Dzirasa, Founder and CEO, Fearless
    • Delali graduated with a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and has over 15 years of experience leading agile software teams and programs. He strives to make a difference in technology and in his surrounding community. He is passionate about increasing the rate of city youth heading into STEM fields and works closely with city nonprofits to provide funding and mentorship programs in city schools, as well as other education initiatives
  • Shelonda Stokes, President, Downtown Partnership of Baltimore
    • Shelonda Stokes is a results-oriented executive named President of Downtown Partnership of Baltimore and the Downtown Management Authority's CEO in 2020. In these roles, she leads these two non-profits with multi-million-dollar budgets and programs that make the heart of Baltimore a more vibrant place where businesses, people, and culture thrive. Shelonda is also an integral partner to the City's COVID-19 recovery and future direction. She co-chaired former Mayor Young's Small Business Recovery Taskforce and served as the Co-chair of Mayor Scott's Business, Workforce, and Neighborhood Development Transition Committee.
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