Nina Baliga is the Co-Founder & CEO of div-ersity, a startup focused on creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive tech industry. They are building a platform that’s the “Glassdoor for diversity” where companies can highlight what they’re doing to create inclusive environments for people of all backgrounds, and diverse coders, developers and engineers can share their experiences in the workplace.
As a child of immigrants, Nina has always been passionate about social justice and improving the lives of marginalized people. She began her career in the non-profit world working to empower underrepresented communities, then went on to get an MBA before she decided to teach herself front-end web development and user experience design. With nearly twenty years of experience in non-profit and for-profit organizations, she decided to dive into the startup world combining her community organizing, business, and app development skills.