Multi-award winning diversity & inclusion Exec, published Author, Board Member, Contributor, Keynote Speaker
Listed as one of the UK's Top Most Influential Women in Tech & an international multi-award winner for her services to Diversity & Inclusion in industry, Sheree (@nirushika) is a Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader, currently working at Valtech; Advisory Board Member, Women Who Code; Contributor, Forbes.
She is the Author of "Demanding More" (with Kogan Page Publishing), which was listed as one of the Financial Times' Best Business books on launch April '21. It aims to teach readers about how deliberate exclusion has been in systems and society, so we can be purposefully and deliberately inclusive moving forward.
Sheree is a Global Diversity & Inclusion Senior Exec (currently Valtech, ex. Peakon, Monzo, Deloitte), having worked in many regions developing tailored, data-driven DE&I strategies, with clear goals and lines of accountability to embed success and inclusion that scales.
As a passionate advocate for gaining/retaining women in the industry, in 2013, she launched & led the award-winning U.K. expansion of Women Who Code (womenwhocode.com) the world's largest non-profit globally dedicated to women in tech, where she now sits as an Advisory Board Member.
As an industry leader, she has spoken at many global events, conferences and leadership sessions and is regularly profiled for her work, having been featured in many publications, such as Forbes, Business Insider, RTÉ, BBC, FastCompany, Evening Standard, HuffPost, Business Post, Marie Claire, Wired, ComputerWeekly, The Guardian, Sunday Telegraph, Newsletter & many more. Links are provided below.
As a subject matter expert, she delivers trainings/workshops on : allyship, privilege awareness, unconscious bias, business of diversity and inclusion, becoming a Diversity & Inclusion ambassador, personal branding, empowering yourself to empower others.
The aim of her career is ensuring people are aware of the fantastic opportunities the industry has to offer & make certain that all humans are able to benefit from these & reach their full career potential.
Pronouns : she/her