HI! I'M VANESSA!
I created Healthy Hustle Habits, a coaching accelerator for leaders building inclusive communities in health and wellness.
I am a strategist, startup advisor, speaker and writer who has helped diverse leaders start and scale communities since 2006 and build startups since 2012, collectively earning and raising millions of dollars. I achieve this success by leveraging behavioral science to optimizing the people and products that drive profits and praise.
Scaled the first-of-its-kind diversity initiative at the first-ever digital health incubator, Rock Health from one city to four cities, fostering talent and investing opportunities for women innovators and leaders in digital health.
Tripled a community-based health education initiative from 100 to 300 sites across the country.
Launched Riveted Partners, a six-figure consultancy delivering product and business strategy for clients including Iodine, Genentech and Mad*Pow.
Led product development for a portfolio of digital health products and tech-enabled services focused on reducing health disparities.
Co-founded P2Health Ventures, an early-stage venture fund that invests in tech startups working at the intersection of public health and technology
Speaker at Aspen Ideas Festival, eHealth Week Europe, Cusp Conference, Tech Inclusion and more
Contributor to Fast Company and Forbes
Recognized as 40 Under 40 Tech Diversity Silicon Valley, 2016 New Leaders Council San Francisco Fellow, 200 Black Women in Tech to Follow on Twitter and as a 2016 TEDMED Research Scholar.
As a black women in tech with a non-tech background...
I've secured the "impossible roles" with huge responsibility and visibility.
I've consulted with both FORTUNE500 companies and sexy startups.
I've charted my own path rather than climbing the corporate ladder.
I'm recognized as an expert and thought leader in my field. How?
I know success habits are the key to peace and prosperity in work, business, and life.
I'm here to help you uncover, build and scale the success habits that enable you to build a business that leaves you peaceful and paid.