Nija Leek


Nija joined CALSTART in 2022 as the Talent Acquisition Consultant on the People Operations team. Nija is responsible for identifying, selecting, and processing candidates for hire for CALSTART. Before joining CALSTART, Njia recruited for non-profits and international publicly traded companies for ten years. In addition, she was the CEO of her staffing firm, Phoenix, which focused on recruiting technical niche skill sets for tech startups.

Nija holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Trinity University in Washington, DC. She also has several certifications in Sourcing and Recruiting.