Kiva is Chief Culture Office at Material, where she collaborates with employees and clients to design and implement tailored strategies that lead to more diverse, inclusive, and high-performing organizations.
Kiva is an experienced practitioner with more than 16 years of DE&I strategy and implementation experience. She joined Material in January 2021 from Paradigm Strategy, a leading DE&I consulting firm serving clients such as Slack, NFL, and The New York Times. She also spent six years at Facebook, where she was promoted to lead the DE&I Talent Management division.
Prior to Facebook, Kiva served as the Head of Diversity and National Outreach at The Peace Corps, where she developed and implemented its integrated diversity outreach strategy. A graduate of Harvard University and Dartmouth College, she currently serves on Dartmouth’s Review Board for Inclusive Excellence and the dev/color Advisory Board. A South Carolina native, she lives in Oakland, CA with her wife and family.