Invest Strategy Lead, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, LinkedIn
Michelle Rodriguez is currently leading the design and strategy of Invest, the newest pillar of LinkedIn’s Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging strategic plan. The Invest strategy ensures that LinkedIn is the place where diverse talent thrives. By activating all levels of employees through allyship, inclusive leadership, and executive engagement, her team strives to build a world-class inclusive workplace. For nearly a decade, she has worked in the tech space at companies like VMware, Yahoo, and SAP focused on employee engagement and inclusion. She holds a BS in Sociology and Ethnic Studies from Santa Clara University and a MPA from the University of Southern California. Michelle is the proud daughter of Latino immigrants and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and daughter.