This panel will be moderated by:

Ruchika Tulshyan is the author of ‘The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality In The Workplace.’ She is also an adjunct lecturer at Seattle University’s Department of Communication.

Ruchika is an award-winning journalist and serves on the founding team of The Establishment. She is originally from Singapore and has lived in four countries. Connect with her on Twitter: @rtulshyan.



Aparna Rae has worked with nonprofits, grassroots NGOs, startups, and government institutions with a focus on pay equity and education. In 2013 she co-founded Project Feast, placing immigrant and refugee women on a path to employment. In 2015, she launched a pan-India blended learning platform via Teach for India. She currently works for a women’s rights organization in Seattle.