Bengaluru, India, October 16, 2019 —AnitaB.org, a nonprofit organization focused on the advancement of women in technology, today announced the appointment of Maggie Inbamuthiah as its interim Managing Director of India. Maggie has been working with the organization since 2016, and has played a major role spearheading the organization’s efforts and programs to advance careers of women in technology in the region.
“We are excited to announce Maggie’s appointment as the interim Managing Director of India,” said Brenda Darden Wilkerson, President & CEO of AnitaB.org. “During her AnitaB.org tenure, she has worked relentlessly towards achieving our goals. With her contributions, we hope to build on our 10-year legacy on the sub-continent to advance 50/50 equity for all tech women worldwide by 2025.”
Maggie has previously worked with corporations including ANZ, Infosys, and Dell, leading their global technical and operational projects and initiatives in the HR space. An avid entrepreneur, Maggie is the Co-founder of “Mandram,” a platform to curate talks and ideas in native languages so that people can reach one another across the social diaspora with no impediment of language. She was also the Co-founder of Employee Experts and My Campus Days.
“I have always been a believer in ensuring that there is equal opportunity for all regardless of gender, social status, and background,” said Maggie. “Working with AnitaB.org has not only strengthened my belief in this pursuit but has also enabled me to curate and implement many initiatives focused on this purpose. With this new role, I look forward to continuing my efforts and driving key initiatives in India such as the 2019 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHCI 19). Celebrating its 10th year anniversary, GHCI 19 will be held in Bangalore from November 6 – 8, 2019 and promises to be an extraordinary event focused on 50/50 intersectional tech equity by 2025.”
A Post Graduate in HR Management and Organizational Behaviour from University of London and a Computer Science Engineer from NIT, Tiruchirapalli, Maggie is an athlete, yoga practitioner and teacher, and an environmentalist at heart.
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 in technology and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative. In 1987, computer scientist Anita Borg, founded a digital community for women in technology. Today, our reach extends to more than 80 countries, and partners with academic institutions and Fortune 500 companies worldwide. We believe technology innovation powers the global economy and that women are crucial to building technology the world needs.
About Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI)
Grace Hopper Celebration India is the flagship event organized by AnitaB.org. It is Asia’s largest gathering of women technologists. AnitaB.org has been successfully organizing Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI) since 2010, witnessing a significant growth year-on-year.
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