Women Who Code Announces Five New Board Members

Women Who Code Announces Five New Board Members

Written by Women Who Code HQ

Press Release

World’s Most Active Women in Tech Community Expands Its Board; Leaders with Diverse Expertise to Drive Innovation for Equity in Tech.

ATLANTA – FEBRUARY 27, 2024 — Women Who Code (WWCode), an international non-profit organization committed to empowering diverse women to excel in technology careers, announced the expansion of its Board of Directors with five new members selected for their notable achievements in technology and business. They include:

  • Alisia Genzler Chesen, Group President and Chief Client Officer at Randstad Digital;
  • Anubha Sharma, Executive Director, Head of Investment Strategy and Risk Management at Aetna;
  • Meredith Whigham Caiafa, Partner, Labor and Employment at Morris, Manning, & Martin, LLP;
  • Phil Spessard, Former Associate Vice President of Development (Units) at Georgia Institute of Technology; and
  • Trina Hill, SVP Technology Consumer Bank and Treasury at Synchrony Financial.

“We are at a critical juncture where the need for diversity in technology and equitable opportunities for women globally has never been more necessary. The technical, strategic, and creative insights and leadership of our new Board members will be crucial as we continue to work towards a more inclusive industry and support our growing membership,” said Julie Elberfeld, CEO at Women Who Code. 

The addition of these new members is part of WWCode’s broader strategy to scale its professional development offerings for women in tech. “We’re thrilled to welcome and collaborate with each of our newest Board members as we look to the future of Women Who Code,” said Jennifer Manry, WWCode Board President. “Our vision requires collective action, and I’m certain our new Board members will positively influence our way forward.”

The organization looks forward to leveraging the strengths and insights of its expanded Board to accelerate growth, enhance its global programming, and continue to build a supportive community to ensure women technologists thrive at every level of their tech careers.

For more information about WWCode and its initiatives, please visit www.womenwhocode.com.

About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit dedicated to empowering diverse women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a world where diverse women and historically excluded people thrive at every level. The organization has executed more than 17,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 360,000, and delivers programming to members in 147 countries. Help empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting WWCode.