Sustainability For Semiconductors

  “Architecting for Sustainability” - AWS is focused on efficiency in every aspect of our infrastructure, and builders can accelerate the sustainability of their workloads through optimization and informed architecture patterns. This session will cover Amazon’s commitment to innovating in sustainability as the organization works toward Amazon’s goal of achieving net-zero carbon by 2040.  Following Ms. Yasay’s opening architecture presentation on sustainability,  she will be joined by other industry leaders to discuss their companies’ commitment to sustainability and how collectively, we can work to reduce the energy and carbon impact of the semiconductor industry and ecosystem. Speakers: Donna Yasay, Senior Leader, Solutions Read More

Sustainability For Semiconductors2022-08-17T22:37:08-05:00

Diversity Increases Profitability

What management can do to accelerate diversity? Panel discussion: Moderator: Sumati Pandya, Director, Business Development at SambaNova Systems Sumati Pandya has extensive business development and sales experience including 13 years at Arm Inc. Currently she is Dir. of Business Development with SambaNova responsible for developing and executing strategy for hyperscalers. Prior to SambaNova she was VP of Strategic Sales at Falkonry, an AI company. She has also spent many years in the IP industry, Semiconductor equipment industry and began her career with the world's largest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin. Sumati is a member of the Women's Entrepreneurial Committee for the Read More

Diversity Increases Profitability2022-06-15T11:07:43-05:00

WLI at UT Austin

Limited seating. For more information, contact Opening Keynote: Alyson Freeman, Director of Sustainability Product Management, Dell Technologies   Panel: Moderator: Deirdre Hanford, Chief Security Officer, Synopsys Panelists: Mydung Pham, Corporate Vice President, Silicon Design Engineering, AMD Carolyn Richards-Chacon, VP of Operations Engineering, NXP Kafai Leung, Director, IoT ICs & Modules, Silicon Labs   Closing Remarks: Diana Marculescu, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UT Austin Motorola Regents Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering #2; Cockrell Family Chair for Departmental Leadership #5   Networking: 3 – 4 p.m.   Food/Beverage: Refreshments will be served during networking.

WLI at UT Austin2022-04-07T08:03:50-05:00

2022 GSA WLI APAC Executive Conference to Focus on “The Semiconductor Power to Change the World”

To celebrate the International Women’s Day on March 8 this year, Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the voice of the global semiconductor industry, hosts Women’s Leadership Initiative Asia-Pacific Executive Conference at 9-11 AM, on March 2nd, 2022. With the theme of “The Semiconductor Power to Change the World,” the online conference commences with welcome remarks by Ms. Jodi Shelton, co-Founder and CEO of GSA, and Dr. Nicky Lu, Chair of GSA AP Leadership Council and Chairman, CEO & co-Founder of Etron Technology, Inc. “GSA focuses on people who make up of the semiconductor industry. We want to broaden our view focusing Read More

2022 GSA WLI APAC Executive Conference to Focus on “The Semiconductor Power to Change the World”2022-03-01T11:56:51-06:00

Dr. Lisa Su Awards “Innovating Equity” Grant to GSA’s Women’s Leadership Initiative

SAN JOSE (Feb. 22, 2022) – The Global Semiconductor Alliance’s (GSA) Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) received a multi-year grant from Dr. Lisa Su, CEO and President of AMD, to fund unique programs designed to encourage female engineering students to consider a career in the semiconductor industry. The Dr. Lisa Su Innovating Equity Grant enables GSA WLI to host compelling university events in the US and abroad with robust curricula that includes impactful keynote speakers and panelists, as well as career guidance and networking for students with leading companies in the semiconductor ecosystem. “Our goal to show women and underrepresented people Read More

Dr. Lisa Su Awards “Innovating Equity” Grant to GSA’s Women’s Leadership Initiative2022-02-22T11:51:30-06:00