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Deloitte AI Institute Executive Director Beena Ammanath Appointed to AnitaB.org Board of Trustees

The Deloitte AI Institute™ today announced that executive director Beena Ammanath, has joined the board of trustees for AnitaB.org, the global nonprofit focused on intersectional gender and pay parity in tech.

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2021 — The Deloitte AI Institute today announced that executive director Beena Ammanath, has joined the board of trustees for AnitaB.org, the global nonprofit focused on intersectional gender and pay parity in tech. Ammanath is an award-winning senior executive with extensive global experience in artificial intelligence (AI) and digital transformation and a track record of supporting the advancement of women in technology.

“We are delighted to welcome Beena Ammanath to our board of trustees,” said Brenda Darden Wilkerson, CEO of AnitaB.org. “She is an accomplished executive that is committed to our mission of inclusive technology and to elevating all the women and non-binary technologists we serve.”

In addition to her role at Deloitte Consulting LLP, Ammanath has held leadership positions at HPE, GE, Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, Bank of America, e*trade and a number of Silicon Valley startups. She is the founder of nonprofit, Humans For AI. She also serves on the advisory board at Cal Poly College of Engineering and has been a board member and advisor to several startups.

“I’m honored to join the distinguished executives and leaders on the AnitaB.org Board of Trustees,” said Beena Ammanath. “Throughout my career, I have been passionate about supporting the development of women leaders in the field of technology and I look forward to working with my fellow board members to advance the important work of AnitaB.org.”

AnitaB.org will host the Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2021. Created in 1994 and inspired by the legacy of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, the Grace Hopper Celebration brings the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. For more information, and to register to attend the Virtual GHC, please visit ghc.anitab.org.

Learn more about AnitaB.org Board of Trustees at https://anitab.org/our-team/board-of-trustees/.

About AnitaB.org
At AnitaB.org, we envision a future where the people who imagine and build technology mirror the people and societies for whom they build it. We connect, inspire, and guide women technologists, and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative. For more than 30 years, this community has grown and changed to become the leading organization for women in technology. Today, AnitaB.org works with women technologists in more than 50 countries, and partners with leading academic institutions and Fortune 500 companies. For more information about AnitaB.org, visit anitab.org or find us on LinkedIn at @anitab-org and on Instagram at @anitab_org.


 

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