MedtechWOMEN Advisory Board

Ingrid is the executive director of Diversity by Doing (DxD), a healthtech initiative developed by Stanford Biodesign and Fogarty Innovation. At DxD her mission is to lead the endeavor of being a transformational force for diversity through an industry-wide initiative formed to raise awareness of inequity, help individuals take action to create a more just and inclusive environment, and provide programs and resources that support systemic change. These efforts span the pipeline from students interested in health technology to start-up and mid-sized healthtech company operations and the myriad of entities that are included in the ecosystem.

She has spent the past 30 years working to help underserved communities succeed in the technology and education industries, and has earned a reputation as a national thought leader and speaker on diversity, equity and inclusion. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of Base 11, a nonprofit workforce and entrepreneur development company that helps women and minorities succeed in STEM. Prior to that, she held leadership roles at several innovative educational technology companies, in both the private and nonprofit sectors.

She serves on the board of the NAACP Foundation, Stanford Biodesign, Project Tomorrow, Hines Family Foundation and Better Days Integrated Programs (Bdips). She holds a BA in communications from California State University Dominguez Hills.

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