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Maisha Walker ’94

Maisha Walker

Maisha Walker is the president of Message Medium, an award-winning digital marketing agency that helps companies achieve aggressive customer growth by leveraging search engine optimization and advertising; email marketing; Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram advertising; and organic social media content.

Maisha has been building websites and creating digital marketing campaigns for more than 20 years. In addition to small businesses, she and her team list clients that include Mars Chocolate, Columbia University, Princeton University, Carver Bank, Unilever, WJ Detusch (the owner of Yellow Tail wines), the founders of Absolute Vodka, National Basketball Association player Kyle Lowry and Save the Children.

She has toured the country educating entrepreneurs and personally conducted more than 500 events on social media, as well as programs on search engine optimization, advertising, email marketing and website design with partners including Inc. magazine, Microsoft Bing, Capital One, George Washington University, JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Black Enterprise, SCORE, Deluxe Corporation and SAP. She has been featured in Forbes, BNET, Entrepreneur, and Black Enterprise, and appeared on Fox News and NBC News. She is a featured online columnist with Inc. magazine.

Maisha received her bachelor’s degree from Princeton in French and Italian. She began coding when she was 9 years old.


Self-Funded Founders and Funders

Thursday, October 3

Dennis J. Brownlee ’74, Founder, Curved Edge Entertainment

Sheila Marmon ’94, CEO, Mirror Digital
Omar L. Simmons ’92, Managing Partner, Exaltare Capital Partners
Maisha Walker ’94, President, Message Medium & President, The Black Ivy Alumni League
John Weaver ’92, Founder & CEO, Varsity Software, Inc.