Distinctly Creative is committed to a vision of promoting and advocating for black creative entrepreneurs, and being the go-to platform for those looking to broaden their skill sets, grow their business, network with other like-minded individuals, and connect their business with the overall community.
What started as just periodic creative networking events in 2016, has grown into a variety of social and professional development events, the DMV Black Creatives Directory, the Black Creatives Matter apparel, professional development resources and services, and a Mount Rainier based creative coworking + makerspace coming in March of 2019.
Distinctly Creative's primary focus is supporting and advocating for black creative businesses because #blackcreativesmatter.
ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Entrepreneurship, and the arts has been a large part of Morgan’s life. At the age of 17, Morgan started her first plus-size clothing line, where she would sew custom pieces for women sizes 14 and up. From there, this created a full-fledged catalyst into creativity and business development.
Currently, Morgan is the founder + CEO of a Maryland based company called Distinctly Creative -- which focuses on helping black creative entrepreneurs succeed personally and professionally through the use of events, a directory, the Black Creatives Matter apparel, online business resources, and a creative coworking + makerspace in Mount Rainier, MD.
Outside of this, Morgan is a custom clothing designer, and provides graphic designing, photography, and marketing services to George Mason University and a variety of other businesses/organizations within the DMV area.
In past 6+ years, she has worked within the AdWords team at Google, ran successful ad campaigns for her various businesses, provided marketing + graphic design services for a variety of academic institutions, and helped countless entrepreneurs with their visual branding and marketing needs.
Morgan is also a proud graduate of Howard University where she received her BFA in Design with a Concentration in Fashion.