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Nicole Sanchez is CEO and Founder of Vaya Consulting, a firm dedicated to supporting tech companies to diversify their workforces. She is an organizational culture and management professional with over 20 years of experience. Nicole holds an undergraduate degree from Stanford University, where she studied the history of race and class relations in the U.S. She also earned an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, with an emphasis on Organizational Behavior. A self-described “people and culture geek,” Nicole has worked in both the public and private sectors on issues of engaging marginalized communities in education access, technology, and civic participation.