SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Natalie Cofield
Founder & CVO, Urban Co-Lab | CEO, Walker's Legacy

A millennial that found inspiration at the nexus of business, community and politics, Cofield has carved a niche for herself as an entrepreneur, advocate, and speaker on all things business and diversity. Her work has spanned continents, communities and corporations and can currently be found impacting lives and bottom-lines at organizations in cities including Austin, New York, DC, LA, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Nairobi and beyond.

Cofield is currently the President & CEO for the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce in Austin, Texas, the founding President of the Austin Black Technology Council and founder of Walker's Legacy, a national women in business collective established in 2009. Cofield serves on the board of directors for the CleanTX Foundation, on the corporate advisory board of BioDrill, a renewable energy company and was named the Google Diversity Evangelist of the Year in 2013.