Women Who Code Announces Joey Rosenberg As New Global Leadership Director
Rosenberg Set To Promote Network Directors Worldwide and Expand the Reach of the International Women In Tech Advocacy Organization
San Francisco, CA - December 10th, 2015 -- Women Who Code (WWCode), a 501(c)3 dedicated to inspiring women to succeed in technology careers, has announced that Joey Rosenberg will be their new Global Leadership Director. With more than 20 years of professional and non-profit experience, Rosenberg will be charged with driving the program development of the more than 60 WWCode Networks that exist around the world. Rosenberg will also lead strategic expansion, empowering more women to take on leadership roles across the globe.
"It is an honor to have the opportunity to support the leaders of Women Who Code, and help to inspire more women around the world to excel in technology careers," said Rosenberg. "Technology is at the forefront of innovation. It is creative, exciting, and disruptive. The industry will be even better as more women gain a seat at the table; I look forward to helping more women take theirs."
Hiring a Global Leadership Director marks the next step in the development of Women Who Code, and is part of an expansion initiative that has them moving into dozens of new cities and markets. Joey Rosenberg’s main duties will include providing support, guidance, and leadership for existing Directors, promoting local events to a larger audience, and helping to integrate women who are interested in starting new Networks into the broader international effort.
Joey is an experienced global volunteer and diversity advocate, who has worked in both marketing and management roles for a variety of companies ranging from startup to Fortune 50. She is a zealous volunteer that serves as a Global Leadership Facilitator and a Member of the Western Hemisphere Committee for the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. She completed her masters thesis on diversity strategy and change management at Turner Broadcasting as part of her MBA in Global Business, supported diversity efforts to empower women and LGBT employees at UPS, and has managed diverse global business programs at Georgia State University.
“Joey’s talents are going to bring us to the next level, providing vital support for our Global Network of Directors, while also giving us the fuel we need to continue driving expansion.” Alaina Percival, the CEO and Board Chair of Women Who Code offered. “This is an important development in the growth of Women Who Code, one that will help us to reach more people, and spread the possibilities of technology to women around the globe.”
About Women Who Code
Women Who Code is an international non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Our goal is to empower women with the skills needed for professional advancement, and provide environments for networking and mentorship. The organization has executed more than 3,000 events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 50,000, and has a presence in 20 countries. Help us to empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting our #WWCode networks. Learn more at womenwhocode.com