Y-Vonne Hutchinson

Founder/ CEO, ReadySet


US & Canada




Y-Vonne Hutchinson is the founder of Ready Set, a diversity solutions firm based in Oakland, CA, and a co-founder/ advisor of Project Include. Prior to launching ReadySet she worked as an international labor and human rights lawyer for nearly a decade. She has worked with foreign national governments, the US Department of State, and the UN. She is a member of Harvard Law’s Institute for Global Law and Policy network and an expert on labor relations and diversity in the workplace. She’s presented on diversity, inclusion, and labor issues at Harvard Law, MIT Sloan, and UC Berkeley, as well as conferences around the globe. She holds a JD from Harvard Law School. She also serves on the Women of Color Council for the Anita Borg Institute and the on advisory board for the East Bay Tech Equity Collaborative.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020