Brit Fitzpatrick

Entrepreneur, Social Innovator, and Digital Creative in Memphis, Tennessee

Brit Fitzpatrick

Entrepreneur, Social Innovator, and Digital Creative in Memphis, Tennessee

Brit Fitzpatrick is the Founder & CEO of MentorMe. MentorMe is building technology that makes mentorship easier, more productive, and more impactful for youth development and membership organizations.

As an American Express Top 50<40 in social enterprise, Brit has a demonstrated track record of identifying innovative ways to intersect emerging technology with scalable social impact.

Brit started her first entrepreneurial venture at seven years old during a summer spent at her Granny's house. Her big idea? Selling ice cream to neighborhood kids who'd missed the ice-cream truck. Unfortunately, this quickly growing business came to a screeching halt after she was found guilty (admittedly) of selling her products for unreasonable markups and sold a bomb pop to a neighborhood kid for $20. Lesson learned: parents want their change.

Brit has been invited to speak on entrepreneurship; social enterprise; mentorship; and diversity in entrepreneurship and technology at conferences across the U.S. — including Dreamforce, White House Demo Day, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Summit. Her work has been profiled in national media outlets — including GOOD Magazine, Inc. Magazine, FastCompany, and Madame Noire.

A passionate advocate for diversity, Brit also leads efforts to help grow inclusive entrepreneurship and innovation in the Southeast.

Brit is a proud honors graduate of Howard University and holds a Master's in digital media marketing from the University of Memphis, where she earned a competitive full scholarship and graduated at the top of her class.

A Louisville, KY native, Brit cites her “hometown hero” Muhammad Ali as one her greatest influences.

  • #technology
  • #mentoring
  • #diversity
  • #entrepreneurship
  • #socialgood
  • Work
    • MentorMe
  • Education
    • Howard University
    • University of Memphis