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Paria Rajai

Founder & CEO

Drawing on her 15-year track record as one of the leading gender equity and inclusion advisors, Paria founded ModelExpand to help organizations embed inclusion throughout the employee lifecycle in a way that scales and makes an impact. ModelExpand has worked with a wide range of organizations across industries ranging from high-growth startups to global Fortune 500 companies to embed diversity, equity, inclusion, and talent strategies that enhance both individual and organizational performance. ModelExpand's work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Culture Amp, and Forbes.

Paria has been a proud member of the State Department's TechWomen program and is a member of the United Nations Advisory Group of Experts for Anti-Racism and Anti-Discrimination. She was also named Untapped’s Top DEIB leader of 2022.

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