Founder/CEO, Vaya ConsultingShe/ Her
For 27 years, Nicole Sanchez has served as a leading expert on diversity, equity, inclusion, and organizational culture. As Founder & CEO of Vaya Consulting, Nicole has transformed workplace culture for Fortune 500 corporations, in pre-IPO tech, Film/TV production, and in the nonprofit sector. She has served as a lecturer on workplace diversity at the UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and consults and speaks globally, advising executives on best practices. She previously served as the Associate Director for Ethics in Society at Stanford and VP of Social Impact at GitHub. Nicole is acting board chair of CODE2040, helping to build the largest racial equity community in tech. She earned her BA from Stanford and MBA from UC Berkeley. You can find her on twitter at @nmsanchez.