Dinaz is an analytics and research expert who combines her passion for data and people to help problem solve, strategize, and generate outcomes for clients. Dinaz is an experienced data scientist who has worked for several Fortune 500 clients and international non-profits to provide data driven solutions to attract and retain underserved consumers.
Dinaz was an innovative analyst and lead research methodologist at Nielsen and successfully worked on projects for Walmart, Verizon, Google, Comcast and Bank of America. Her keen insight into understanding and addressing the challenges with recruiting, engaging and retaining multicultural audiences, led her to eventually switch gears and focus on driving workplace inclusion and culture transformation as her full-time role. At the Boy Scouts of America, Dinaz served as a Diversity & Inclusion leader, where she was instrumental in developing strategic plans, creating and expanding employee resource groups and key community partnerships.
Dinaz successfully introduced benchmarking key metrics, professional development curriculum for diverse, high potential employees and integrated Diversity & Inclusion throughout the operational verticals of the organization.
Born and raised in India, Dinaz moved to the United States in the early 2000’s to pursue her higher education. Dinaz has a master’s degree in Applied Research from Boston University and University of Pune (India). She has been a board member for several professional associations, a proud mother of three children and enjoys playing Throwball, traveling and creative arts.
Certifications & Education
- Diversity Crew Institute – DEI Certification
- University of Pune, India, Master of Applied Communication Research, Master of Media Research
- Boston University, Boston, MA
- Cultural Competencies focusing on nonprofits and tech firms
- Challenges for immigrants in the workplace
- Training Development & Implementation
- Talent Management
Most Requested Presentations
- Using an analytical lens to roadmap and marry DEI Strategy
- Imposter Syndrome