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Michele Heyward




👷🏾Civil Engineer turned👩🏾‍💻Tech Startup Founder of PositiveHire🔌Connecting Black, Latina & Indigenous women who are experienced scientists, engineers and technology professionals to management roles. 🏳 🗝PositiveHire aims to reduce the number of underrepresented women leaving their STEM careers. Share your career info and resume here: ✊🏿👩🏽‍🔬👩🏾‍💻🙋🏽‍♀️🧕🏾#blackwomeninstem #nativewomeninstem #blackwomenintech #latinasintech #latinasinstem How? 🤝By partnering with employers to provide: 1. Recruiting Services 2. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Consulting 3. Professional development training 📕Why am I taking on this problem? 2️⃣0️⃣In the nearly 20 years I worked in engineering, I’ve never had a Native, Latina or Black woman manager. But you say there aren’t that many of us. 🚧NOT a Pipeline Issue 👨‍🦯👨‍🦳👨‍💻It’s A Culture Issue! 👩🏾‍💻👩🏽‍🔬👩🏽‍💼Future of Work 🙋🏽‍♀️💁‍♀️🤷‍♂️People Analytics Diversity in Tech Article: “For 50 Years Tech Companies Have Tried To Increase Diversity by Fixing People” Clubhouse Schedule: 🤝Sunday: Her Career Ladder at 5 pm ET 🚧Sunday: Black Women In Construction at 3 pm ET 👩🏾‍💻Thursday: Her Career Ladder at 7 pm ET 📰As Seen on @ MarketWatch @ Crunchbase @ Business Insider @ Money @ Technically 📻 Podcast: Dear Corner Office - helping white men in management improve workplace cultures so BIPOC feel they belong. 📻 Podcast: Her Career Ladder - providing career guidance to Black, Latina & Ingenious women in STEM 📍in rural South Carolina 🐅Clemson Alumni ✉️Contact me at [email protected]