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Katerina Jeng is the co-founder and CEO of Slant’d, a media company that celebrates Asian American identity through personal storytelling. What started off as a passion project quickly evolved into a collective vision to build a diverse and intersectional community, leading to a fully-funded Kickstarter campaign for their first literary magazine and coverage from CBS News, Talks@Google, TEDxJHU, and more. Katerina is also the co-founder and Strategic Director of Spectacle, a marketing agency that helps transform businesses into beloved brands.

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Katerina Jeng is the co-founder and CEO of Slant’d, a media company that celebrates Asian American identity through personal storytelling. What started off as a passion project quickly evolved into a collective vision to build a diverse and intersectional community, leading to a fully-funded Kickstarter campaign for their first literary magazine and coverage from CBS News, Talks@Google, TEDxJHU, and more. Katerina is also the co-founder and Strategic Director of Spectacle, a marketing agency that helps transform businesses into beloved brands.

Previously, she’s worked at companies ranging from well-known tech giants like Yahoo and Flickr, to small startups across Silicon Valley. She’s passionate about music, mindfulness, and making topics like race & identity easier to talk about in our everyday lives. Katerina holds Bachelors of Arts in English & Music from Cornell University.

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