Success Starts From Within
Successful career advancement initiatives improve organizational performance. This has been proven to not only boost employee retention and foster a more effective workforce, but also influence brand perception, corporate purpose, client satisfaction, and stakeholder engagement. In order to realize these benefits, intent must turn into actionable outcomes.
Brij the Gap helps organizations implement actionable career advancement resources to develop and increase retention of employees. We address challenges specific to underrepresented individuals and provide career advancement strategies, personalized support and community to help employees attain their professional vision and thrive in the workplace. Brij the Gap also drives systemic change within the workplace by educating employees outside of underrepresented groups to become better peers, leaders, mentors and sponsors to marginalized individuals.
Devika Brij, CEO and Founder of Brij the Gap Consulting, is a champion and community builder for underrepresented individuals.
She has over 12 years of experience in creating professional development frameworks and environments that enables underrepresented individuals to thrive. Prior to launching Brij the Gap Consulting, Devika was a sales and people leader who transformed her career at top global companies like Google, LinkedIn and several tech startups. As a woman of color who drove significant value for the companies she worked for, she often felt like an outsider and overlooked despite her professional achievements. Through these experiences, Devika created frameworks to help underrepresented individuals like her bridge the gap and attain the professional advancement they deserved. Using these frameworks, Devika transformed her entry level role into a people leader position in less than 6 years, increased her salary by 6X and helped her peers achieve similar success.
Today, Devika dedicates her days to helping organizations improve employee performance and productivity, increase retention, foster a more effective workforce and influence brand perception. Through a variety of workshops, programs and consulting services, Devika has helped dozens of organizations like Meta, Visa, Reddit, Morgan Stanley and many more to empower their employees to drive their careers forward while helping organizations to increase retention.
Devika is also the Co-Founder of Zaka, a career advancement platform for first and second generation immigrants and serves on the Board of Mentors for Monday Night Mentorship. She is currently writing her first career development book which will release in early 2024.