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Kahlil Greene

Kahlil Greene graduated from Yale College studying the History of Social Change and Social Movements and made history serving as the first Black student body president at Yale. As student body president, Kahlil united student groups to raise over $57,000 for racial justice organizations through the “Yale Together” movement after George Floyd’s murder, launched 6 “Affinity Networks” to increase representation for marginalized communities on the Council, and successfully advocated alongside a student movement to enact Universal Pass/Fail Grading after students were removed from campus in the Spring of 2020.

Kahlil is a member of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy, the Institute of Social and Policy Studies Director’s Fellowship, and the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. As a child, Kahlil attended Boys and Girls Clubs for seven years and was inducted into the inaugural class of their Greater Washington Hall of Fame for his continued engagement, fundraising, and support. He now advocates for youth and racial justice throughout the country.

Greene has amassed a huge following on TikTok where he teaches Black History. Kahlil was recently featured on the #BlackTikTok 2023 Visionary Voices List, recognizing Black creators who are innovators in their fields, using TikTok to educate, entertain, and advocate for the Black community while making a significant impact both on and off the platform. Kahlil can also be seen as a correspondent on Nickelodeon’s reboot of NICK NEWS.


Keynote Fireside Chat: Monetizing Attention: Turning short-form content into a seven-figure venture

Happening April 4-5, 2024 at Hotel Marcel