Valeria Ignatieva

Co-Founder @ Diverse City Careers (DCC)

Valeria is the cofounder of Diverse City Careers (DCC)- winners of the 2016 TechDiversity Award (Advertising)

DCC is a social enterprise, with a focus on helping women pursue rewarding careers, in particular across non-traditional sectors. DCC is the only job site which pre-screens employers prior to advertising their jobs to measure their commitment to supporting women’s careers. Metrics include amount of paid parental leave, pay equity, targets for women in leadership, mentor and coaching programs plus much more.

Having spent over 10 years in the tech industry, Valeria established her own award winning marketing consultancy prior to launching DCC. Valeria has served on the Females in IT & Telecommunications (FITT) Board and was a finalist in the 2015 ARN Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) in the innovation category.

Valeria is passionate about fast tracking gender equality by combining data with community building along with traditional and digital marketing.