Nisha has spent the last 10 years working in media, tech, strategy and law. She was the General Manager of AOL’s millennial site, Cambio, which she re-launched in 2014 as a site “for girls, #BUILTBYGIRLS” in partnership with Girls Who Code. She subsequently founded BUILT BY GIRLS, every future tech leader’s secret weapon, which prepares the next generation of female leaders to step boldly into careers powered by technology. Their platform WAVE, a connects girls and non-binary talent with young professionals in tech to expose them to a variety of opportunities in tech, arm them with practical skills and build their first networks into tech. WAVE has connected over 9,000 pairs of girls and Advisors from companies like Amazon, Uber, Twitter, Spotify, and Oath.
Nisha was previously Chief of Staff for the AOL Brand Group, working on strategy, operations and special projects across 20 media properties. Prior to that, she was a management consultant for Bain & Company advising companies across Tech & Telco, Financial Services, and CPG. She cut her teeth as an M&A and securities lawyer at Australian law firm, Blake Dawson. Nisha acts as an advisor to numerous start-ups outside her role as an investor.
She earned a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Finance from the University of New South Wales, Australia.