Odette Nemes is a queer woman who migrated to the United States from Puerto Rico, she’s dedicated her career to addressing racial and gender inequities by building and managing programs that inspire people to reach their full potential. She is proud to be Head of Growth at Onramp, a company dedicated to building a more diverse technical workforce through its industry leading technical apprenticeship. The lived experience of the Onramp team is the foundation of the intentional program design and proven work.

For over 12 years at Girls Inc., Odette collaborated with corporate partners to design and scale programs to get girls of color from Oakland and NYC interested in STEM careers. She leveraged her strategic leadership and relationship building skills to launch the first Girls Resource Center in Alameda County. When she doesn’t have her hands full with her 2 kids, she enjoys joining pickup basketball games, attending concerts and musicals.

Summits Attended: 2021 Debug

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.