15 February, 2022

SureStart: Building an Opportunity Pipeline for the Diverse Tech Force of Tomorrow

Today we have a very special episode featuring Dr. Taniya Mishra, CEO and Founder of SureStart. Dr. Mishra, who actually worked at Affectiva prior to starting her own company over a year ago, has been an AI scientist for over 10 years, with more than 88 awarded patents. Her company’s mission is to build early opportunity pipelines for a highly diverse tech workforce through technical skills training and project-based learning.

In our discussion, we covered Taniya’s background, her experience in starting the EMPATH internship program at Affectiva, and her passion about educating the talent of tomorrow. Let’s listen in to learn more.

Links of interest:

About SureStart

YGLs Partner to Advance the Next Generation of AI Leaders

Here’s why AI needs a more diverse workforce

About Affectiva EMPATH program

Back to top