Tobi Oredein is a journalist and the founder of Black Ballad, a media membership company for and by black women. Tobi has been a journalist nearly a decade writing for BBC, Grazia, Stylist, The Independent and many more. In 2014, she founded Black Ballad as a free access blog and transitioned it into the membership platform it is today and gained investment in 2019. Through her writing and execution of Black Ballad, Tobi has secured spots on prominent lists that include Forbes Europe 30 Under 30 list in Media & Marketing in 2018 and in 2019, the Evening Standard placed her on their list of most influential people in London.