Sevetri Wilson is the Founder and CEO of technology startup Resilia, founded in 2016. Sevetri is a 2010 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Public Service, the Jefferson Award; and her work was featured in the U.S. Senate report to the White House on Volunteerism in the U.S, under President Obama. Sevetri’s work and that of her clients has been featured in national publications such as USA Today, Time Magazine, and CNN. She serves as a voice for communities as a Forbes contributor and has amassed over 200,000 followers across social media.
Headquartered in New Orleans with a second office in New York, Resilia is revolutionizing how nonprofits are created and maintained, and how funders scale impact. In 2020, Sevetri became one of the only 50 Black women in the U.S. to have raised over $10M in venture funding. In September 2020, Sevetri was named a Rising Star on the Forbes Cloud 100 List. Resilia was named to Venture Beat’s top startups to watch out for in 2019; also in 2019, Sevetri was named to Inc. Magazine’s 100 Female Founders building world-changing companies and to PitchBook’s 27 leading black founders and investor list.
Prior to Resilia, she founded Solid Ground Innovations, LLC., a strategic communications agency and authored Solid Ground: How I Built a 7 Figure Company at 22 with Zero Capital. Her second book, Resilient: How to Survive Anything and Build a Million Dollar Business, With or Without Capital, was released in April 2021 and is a Wall Street Journal bestseller.