Marie Roker-Jones is a social impact and tech startup founder with over ten years of experience in leading inclusion and belonging strategies. Currently, Marie is the co-Ceo of Essteem, a startup that organizes hackathons as situational interviews fr underrepresented tech talent to showcase their potential to tech companies struggling to source diverse candidates.
Marie has helped tech companies and startups with their diversity hiring goals through Veteran and military spouse initiatives. Marie also has the workforce and career development experience creating workforce re-entry programs for underrepresented communities. Marie has facilitated dialogue in debiasing and creating trusted workspaces through #CompassionConvos.