Michele Heyward is the founder and CEO of PositiveHire, a tech company engineered to bridge the gap between business organizations and underrepresented women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). As an experienced project manager in the energy sector, Michele is armed with technical sales and technology transfer experience.
Michele’s vision is to not only help underrepresented women in STEM find inclusive workplaces, but to also prepare business organizations to receive them. In addition, the company assists the business organizations in the recruiting process an approach that makes PositiveHire the premiere recruiting platform for underrepresented women in STEM professionals.
Michele holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering and Master of Science degree in industrial management, both from Clemson University. A South Carolina native, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and participating live streams.