Michele Heyward

Founder at PositiveHire

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Career Development
  • Anti-Racism
  • Building Community

Expert Credentials

Michele’s vision is to not only help other underrepresented women in STEM find inclusive workplaces, but to prepare enterprises to receive them, and help those enterprises recruit them.


Michele Heyward is the founder of PositiveHire is a tech company which helps to recruit and retain experienced Latina, African-American and indigenous women STEM professionals into management positions. She is an experienced project manager in the energy sector armed with technical sales and technology transfer experience. Michele has a B.S. degree in civil engineering and M.S. degree in industrial management, both from Clemson University. A South Carolina native, Michele enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, Toastmasters, and making connections personally and professionally. Michele has a passion for engaging with others on social media.

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