Advisory Board

IGNITE Worldwide Advisory Board

The IGNITE Advisory Board is
Changing the Future of STEM

The IGNITE Worldwide Advisory Board Members demonstrate and uphold our shared values of supporting gender and racial equity in STEM. Their personal and professional contributions support IGNITE Worldwide grow to ensure that all girls* and gender-diverse students have equal access to STEM opportunities and exposure to high-demand, high-wage STEM careers.

Lori Longthorne
Lori Longthorne Senior Business Manager, Microsoft
Elizabeth Hunter
Elizabeth Hunter SVP Partner Technology, Starbucks
Jenny Phillips
Jenny Phillips Sr. Manager, Software Development, T-Mobile
Lindsay Hua
Lindsay Hua VP of Global Deployment and Head of Diversity in Technology, Afiniti
Orlando Hampton
Orlando Hampton Chief Customer Officer, Afiniti
Dan Rogers
Dan Rogers CEO & Founder, Point to Point Transportation
Marge Jackson
Marge Jackson SVP Head of Sales, Comcast
Marianne Marck
Marianne Marck Board Member, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group
Nasim Moghadam
Nasim Moghadam Director of Consulting Services, CGI
Kathleen Nguyen
Kathleen Nguyen AD, Health Information Technology, Novartis
Laura Lederer
Laura Lederer Global Digital Transformation Executive
Olivier May
Olivier May Global Chief Commercial Officer – IBM Alliance & Global Alliances Executive, Deloitte
Lorraine Bassett, PhD
Lorraine Bassett, PhD Partner Solutions Factory, Industry Leader, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Mike Mullane
Mike Mullane Managing Director, Accenture
Sara Kuethe
Sara Kuethe Global Lead, Google Cloud Customer Programs
Lila Williams
Lila Williams Director of Human Resources, Evergreen Recovery Centers
Liz Bander
Liz Bander Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
Ana Nicacio
Ana Nicacio Associate General Counsel, Epson America, Inc.
Megan H. Kelly
Megan H. Kelly CEO & Founder, The Mompreneur Nation
Ed Price
Ed Price Manager of Architecture Content, Google Cloud Architecture Center, Google
Nathan Chung
Nathan Chung Cloud Security Architect, Optiv
Cynthia Tee
Cynthia Tee Senior Vice President of Engineering, Smartsheet
Sandy Carter
Sandy Carter Chief Operating Officer, Unstoppable Domains
Craig Newmark
Craig Newmark Founder, craigslist & Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Heidi Toussaint
Heidi Toussaint UXR Lead & Manager, Google
Kristi Yankacy
Kristi Yankacy Senior Engineering Program Manager
Kathryn (Kelley) Leith
Kathryn (Kelley) Leith Tech Transformation Sr. Specialist, Best Buy
Michele Amato
Michele Amato CTE/STEM/CS/Robotics Educator, Eckstein Middle School
Uma Maheswari Anbazhagan
Uma Maheswari Anbazhagan Principle Software Engineering Manager, Microsoft
Kelly Elston
Kelly Elston Sr. UX Researcher, Google
Carmen Marsh
Carmen Marsh CEO & Managing Partner, Inteligenca Inc.
Rebecca Straka
Rebecca Straka Chief Information Officer, Weyerhaeuser
Charissa Eggleston
Charissa Eggleston Facilitator of Innovative Programs & Community Partnerships, Federal Way Public Schools
Candice Boyd
Candice Boyd Sr. Manager, T-Mobile Tech Experience
Erin Raney
Erin Raney Sr. Director of Network Services & Innovation, T-Mobile Tech Experience
Anthony E. Tuggle
Anthony E. Tuggle President of Customer Operations, Afiniti
Dr. Dani Pfeiffer
Dr. Dani Pfeiffer Superintendent of Federal Way Public Schools