WLI Entrepreneur Spotlight: Azita Yazdani

01/21/2021|

Azita Yazdani, Founder and CEO of Exergy Systems, Inc. In this edition of the WLI Entrepreneurial Blog, we had the pleasure of talking to Azita Yazdani, Founder and CEO of Exergy, a company deploying advanced technologies for circular manufacturing. Her passion regarding clean tech and environmental technology is truly Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Jaya Jagadish

12/01/2020|

2020 Winner Jaya Jagadish Corporate Vice President, Silicon Design Engineering, AMD India Engineering Lead AMD As India Engineering Lead, Jaya Jagadish is responsible for AMD’s R&D work out of India and for fostering a culture of innovation, inclusive growth and corporate responsibility at the company’s India Development Centre. Her Read More

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12/01/2020|

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Rising Woman of Influence: Nahomi Aoto

11/30/2020|

2020 Nominee Nahomi Aoto Senior Director, Technology Development Micron Technology | Memory Japan Nahomi Aoto is a Senior Director of Micron Memory Japan. She has been serving semiconductor industry for 37 years. Aoto lead the most advanced process development for DRAM from 2000 to 2018 in Elpida as an Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Karin Eibschitz-Segal

11/30/2020|

2020 Nominee Karin Eibschitz-Segal Vice President & General Manager of Intel Israel Development Center and Intel Validation Engineering in the Design Engineering Group Intel Corporation Karin Eibschitz-Segal is vice president in the Design Engineering Group and General Manager of Intel Validation Engineering. In this role, she is responsible for Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Lie-Szu Juang

11/30/2020|

2020 Nominee Lie-Szu Juang Head of Design and Technology Platform TSMC Lie-Szu Juang is the deputy head of Design and Technology Platform at TSMC. She leads multiple teams worldwide to enable customer design through design solutions of 3nm, 5nm, 7nm, and specialty technologies like embedded flash, HV/BCD, RF & Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Amber Huffman

11/30/2020|

2019 Winner Amber Huffman Fellow & Chief Technologist for Data Center IP in the Silicon Engineering Group Intel Corporation Amber Huffman is a distinguished Fellow and Chief Technologist for Datacenter IP in the Silicon Engineering Group at Intel Corporation. She currently leads the definition of industry leading IP building Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Dr. Marta Karczewicz

11/30/2020|

2019 Nominee Dr. Marta Karczewicz Vice President of Technology Qualcomm Incorporated Marta Karczewicz received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. (with honors) degrees from the Tampere University of Technology, Finland, in 1994 and 1997, respectively. From 1996 to 2006, she was with Nokia where she managed the “Visual Technologies” Competence Area, Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Suzanne Plummer

11/30/2020|

2019 Nominee Suzanne Plummer Corporate Vice President of Design Engineering AMD Suzanne Plummer is a corporate vice president of Design Engineering at AMD. In this role, she is responsible for the design of AMD discrete GPU products, including the newest Radeon products based on the RDNA Architecture. She leads Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Dr. Linda Somerville

11/30/2020|

2019 Nominee Dr. Linda Somerville Corporate Vice President, Technology Development - Mask and Materials Characterization Micron Technology, Inc. Linda Somerville is corporate vice president of Technology Development - Mask and Materials Characterization at Micron Technology. Dr. Somerville joined Micron in 1995 and has held a variety of increasingly responsible Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Vanitha Kumar

11/30/2020|

2018 Winner Vanitha Kumar Vice President, Engineering Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Advice from Vanitha Vanitha Kumar is a Vice President of Software Engineering at Qualcomm Technologies Incorporated. Vanitha holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University, and a Bachelor of Electronics & Communication Engineering degree from Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Ching-Wen Cho

11/30/2020|

2018 Nominee Ching-Wen Cho Director, Business Management TSMC North America Advice from Ching-Wen Ching-Wen Cho, Account Director, is responsible for driving multi-billion dollar business in TSMC revenue and enabling strong customer revenue growth (and as a consequence TSMC’s) across a broad range of IDM, Fabless and Emerging Account engagements. Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Christine Dunbar

11/30/2020|

2018 Nominee Christine Dunbar Vice President, RF Business Unit GLOBALFOUNDRIES Advice from Christine Christine Dunbar is the Vice President of the RF Business Unit at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, where she leads an organization responsible for growing and supporting a global business focused on servicing RF (Radio Frequency) needs for next generation Read More

Rising Woman of Influence: Sandra L. Rivera

11/30/2020|

2018 Nominee Sandra L. Rivera Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President Intel Corporation Advice from Sandra Congratulations to Sandra Rivera for being named Chief People Officer and Executive VP: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190611005761/en Sandra L. Rivera is senior vice president and general manager of the network platforms group at Intel Corporation. Read More

WLI Newsletter | Designing The Difference | Volume 3

11/12/2020|

Here is the third edition of Designing The Difference, the Women's Leadership Initiative newsletter. The latest news & updates from GSA's Women's Leadership Initiative Thank you for your overwhelming support of our Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) and newsletter. Amidst the backdrop of a global pandemic, we’re continuing to grow and Read More

WLI Entrepreneur Spotlight: Maggie Qiu

11/02/2020|

Maggie Qiu, CEO & Co-Founder of SemiDrive In this edition of the WLI Entrepreneurial Blog, we had the pleasure of talking to Maggie Qiu, Co-Founder and CEO of SemiDrive, a high-tech enterprise that focuses on high-reliability and high-performance automotive SoCs. Her passion, energy and wit made for a fun Read More

Women in Technology | Webinar featuring Ritu Favre

10/15/2020|

Ritu Favre, SVP & GM of the #semiconductor business unit at NI (National Instruments) & member of our Women's Leadership Council, was the keynote speaker for a Women in Technology webinar, hosted by Microfacturing Institutes! She shared about her experiences in the technology world, the obstacles & hurdles that women face getting Read More

WLI Entrepreneur Spotlight: Mouna El Khatib

09/18/2020|

Mouna El Khatib, CEO and Co-Founder of AONdevices, Inc In this edition of the WLI Entrepreneurial Blog, we are introducing you to Mouna El Khatib, CEO and co-founder of AONDevices, the ultra-low power Edge AI company. Mouna also serves on our Women’s Leadership Council and runs the WLI Entrepreneurial Read More

Welcome Lalitha Suryanarayana to the GSA Women’s Leadership Council

09/10/2020|

We would like to give a big welcome to our newest member, Lalitha Suryanarayana as she joins the Global Semiconductor Alliance Women's Leadership Council. She is the Vice President, Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions at Infineon Technologies, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions for automotive, power and the Internet of Things. In this role, she Read More

WLC Member | DSP Group Appoints Tali Chen as its Chief Business Officer

09/09/2020|

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset and voice processing solutions for converged communications, announced today the appointment of Ms. Tali Chen as its Chief Business Officer. In her expanded role, Ms. Chen will lead DSP Group’s global sales force, Read More

WLI Newsletter | Designing The Difference | Volume 2

08/13/2020|

Here is the second edition of Designing The Difference, the Women's Leadership Initiative newsletter. The latest news & updates from GSA's Women's Leadership Initiative MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT Dr. Xiaotong Lin|Coolstar Technology Q & A with Xiaotong about her career, accomplishments and advice for future female leaders in the tech Read More

Mouna El Khatib, CEO of AONDevices, receives nomination for Innovator of the Year award

08/11/2020|

Cheers & congrats to a member of our Women's Leadership Council Mouna ELKHATIB, and her team at AONDevices, Inc. for being a nominee for the Innovator of the Year Award with the Orange County Business Journal. "This award honors, recognizes and celebrates individuals and their organizations who are creating game-changing products and services, Read More

Lisa Su on CNBC to discuss AMD Q2 earnings

08/11/2020|

Did you see Lisa Su on television? Our GSA Board Chair and member of WLC interviewed with CNBC to discuss AMD's revenue growth and expectations for the fiscal third quarter! Way to go, AMD! AMD beat estimates by 2 cents a share, with quarterly profit of 18 cents per share. The chip maker’s revenue Read More