Tyi McCray, PhD

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Tyi McCray, PhD, Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity

Tyi McCray joined Pinterest as our new Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity. Tyi is a scientist turned diversity and inclusion leader with more than twelve years experience working with scientists, engineers and business leaders. Prior to joining Pinterest, Tyi was at Airbnb where she was responsible for Diversity Strategy, and most recently was leading Government Affairs and Strategic Partnerships working with civil rights and disability advocacy groups. Before Airbnb, Tyi helped organizations in a range of industries develop tailored diversity strategies and engaging workshops.


Tyi also completed an 11-year tenure at Cornell University including serving as Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Tyi has worked in Germany, across South America, and in South Africa, has a PhD in Plant Biology, and is certified by the Coaches Training Institute.