Joelle Emerson

Joelle is the Founder and CEO of Paradigm, a strategy firm that helps tech companies build more diverse and inclusive organizations. Drawing on social science and emphasizing a data-driven approach, Joelle helps companies cultivate diversity at each stage of the people operations process, from recruiting to onboarding, performance reviews to promotions, and every step in between. Joelle has written about diversity in tech for outlets like USA Today and TechCrunch, and her work has been featured in The New Yorker, CNN Money, Forbes, and Huffington Post. Before founding Paradigm Joelle was a women’s rights lawyer specializing in sexual harassment and gender discrimination.