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Eboné F. Bell (she/her/hers) is a visionary business owner, speaker, and trailblazer, illuminating the realms of entrepreneurship, DEI, leadership, and activism. Widely recognized as the founder and former editor of Tagg Magazine, an award-winning print publication and media company dedicated to serving LGBTQ women across the nation.


For her outstanding contributions, Forbes Magazine featured her as an "Inspiring Black Entrepreneur Changing Our World," reflecting her commitment to creating meaningful change. Eboné's mission is clear: to make a lasting impact on the world. Among her notable achievements is the initiation of a student group for LGBTQ people of color during her time at the University of Maryland College Park. She further solidified her legacy by establishing the Tagg Scholarship Fund— a crucial resource for young, queer, women of color pursuing higher education.


Eboné extends her influence as a dynamic DEI and Leadership Keynote Speaker. Over the years, she has delivered impactful presentations at esteemed institutions such as Microsoft, Printful, Deloitte, VistaPrint, Edward Jones, Kent State University, Penn State, The STEAD School, and Rochester Institute of Technology, showcasing her versatility and expertise.

Beyond lecture halls and corporations, Eboné is actively engaged in middle schools and high schools nationwide, focusing on anti-bullying initiatives and workshops. As a keynote speaker and facilitator, Eboné is celebrated for her warm energy and unwavering transparency. Fearless in tackling tough conversations, she invites audiences to explore their presence in the world. Approachable both on and off-stage, her humor adds an engaging touch, while her dedication to fostering connections solidifies her status as a dynamic community leader and unforgettable speaker.



The Writer of Achievement Award: I Am Awards

2022 Esteem Awards - Outstanding Service

WBJ Top LGBTQ-Owned Businesses


Community Pioneer (Rainbow History Project)

SMYAL’s Todd Peterson Award


40 Under 40 Queer Women of Washington Award


Brother Help Thyself Outstanding Community Member Award
BEQ Pride Magazine 40 Under 40


Capital Area Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Business Leader
The DC Center Excellence in Service Award
Curve Magazine Pride List


Top 25 LGBTQ-Owned Businesses (2016-2019)
Equality Virginia's OUTstanding Virginian Award
Legacy Award - LGBT Latino History Project


DC Black Pride Welmore Cook Award
Image Award - Mautner Project of Whitman-Walker Health

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