Nikole Collins-Puri is the CEO of Techbridge Girls (TBG) a nonprofit organization that equips and galvanizes gatekeepers – out-of-school time (OST) educators and STEM professionals – with gender responsive, culturally relevant curriculum and equity training that empowers them to act as an advocate for BIPOC girls* pursuing their STEM aspirations. TBG plans to reach 1M girls by 2030. Prior to TBG, Nikole worked at AT&T where she spearheaded their diversity and inclusion efforts, at the College Board where she advised states on their college completion strategy for Black and Latinx students, and at the Women’s Foundation of California where she advanced women’s economic security by supporting and awarding grants to visionary grassroots organizations.
Nikole’s leadership has been recognized throughout her career by Nonprofit Pro as 2020 Nonprofit Professional of the Year. Nikole has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and a master’s in public administration from City University of New York.