Dr. Kortney Ziegler
2021 CCSRE Race & Technology Practitioner Fellow
Project Title:
Decentralized Lending for Unbanked Communities

Dr. Kortney Ziegler is an award-winning entrepreneur who has built a number of solution-driven products focused on providing support for the Black diaspora. He is currently working on helping others learn and understand the crypto currency market through the educational platform Green Kandle Academy. He holds a PhD in African American Studies from Northwestern University.

What is your research focus?
Technology; Crypto; Finance.

How do you plan to change the world?
By creating tech that improves the lives of vulnerable individuals.

What is an interesting fact about yourself?
My best friend is my tiny dog.

What is music/film/art that represents who you are?
House music.