Emeritus Board of Advisors

Many accomplished women technologists with a passion for technology and the inclusion of women in it, have served on’s Board of Advisors. In that role they have advised on opportunities and programs to further our vision. We appreciate their support and service over many years. As emeritus members of the Board of Advisors they remain important members of our community.

Linda Apsley

VP of Program Management
Time Inc.

Co-Chair of Advisory Board

Pamela Arya

CEO and Co-Founder
Optensity, Inc.

Cynthia Atherton

Program Director for Science
The Heising-Simons foundation

Gail Carmichael

Faculty Instructor and PhD Student
Carleton University

Anne Condon

Professor of Computer Science
University of British Columbia

Danielle Cummings

Computer Systems Researcher
Department of Defense

Katy Dickinson

Mentoring Standard

Catherine Didion

Senior Program Officer
National Academy of Engineering

Gilda Garreton

Principal Engineer
Oracle Labs, Oracle

Mark Guzdial

Professor School of Interactive Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology

Anne Hardy

Vice President Developer Evangelism
SAP Labs

Nanditha Iyer

Financial Developer
Factset Research Systems

Rane Johnson-Stempson

Principal Research Director
Microsoft Research

Allyson Kapin

Rad Campaign and Women Who Tech

Chandra Krintz

Professor of Computer Science
UC Santa Barbara

Cindy Lain

Software Engineering Manager

Ellen Lapham

Entrepreneur and Designer
Innovation Ventures

Wei Lin

Senior Director Engineering Consumer Business Unit

Laura Dillon

Professor of Computer Science
Michigan State University (MSU)

Co-Chair of Advisory Board

Tracy Keogh

Chief Human Resources Officer
HP Inc.

Patty Lopez

Platform Applications Engineer
Intel Corporation

Karin Meyer

CEO and Co-Founder

Jane Moran


Carol Muller

Executive Director, WISE Ventures
Stanford University

Radha Nandkumar

Independent Research Consultant

Sabina Nawaz

Nawaz Consulting LLC

Elisa Camahort Page

Co-Founder and COO

Claudia Pearce


Mary Ramsey

Campus Relations Manager
Lockheed Martin

Nancy Ramsey

The Futures of Women: Scenarios for the 21st Century

Ann Redelfs

Redelfs LLC

Kathy Richardson


Lisa Schlosser

Ruth A. Stergiou

Invent Your Future Enterprises

Audrey Van Belleghem

Director - Office of the CTO

Sheila Van Groningen

Vice President Airborne ISR Cyber Intelligence Division
Northrop Grumman Information Systems

Frances Allen

IBM Fellow Emerita
IBM India Emeritus Advisory Board

Many accomplished leaders with a passion for technology and the inclusion of women in the field have served on India’s Advisory Board. In this role, they have advised on opportunities and programs to further our vision. We appreciate the support and service they have given us over many years. As emeritus members of the India Advisory Board, they remain important members of our community.

Aparna Gupta

Managing Director, India
FirstRain, Inc

Kalpana Margabandhu

Consultant and Director (Retd), India CIO Lab and BT/IT Location Executive
IBM India

Sharad Sharma

Governing Council Member and Co-founder

BrandSigma, Inc.

Kumud Srinivasan

President, Intel India
Intel Corporation

Hema Gopal

Vice President
Tata Consulting Services

Mr. Harkesh Kumar Mittal

Adviser, Member Secretary
National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB)