Published in Issue 2 | June 1, 2019
Throughout history, women have reinforced their unprecedented strength, resistance, passion and determination to break glass ceilings and create a better future for all of us.
This feature story celebrates women in whom strength and speed come together. We embark on a series of exclusive interviews with seven extraordinary women, all from different facets of the technology industry who have carved a name for themselves. In a free-wheeling conversation with Jasmine Bedi, Editor-in-Chief of IG Magazine, these iconic female forces recount their inspiring past, as well as their visionary eye for the future.
Dream. Believe. Achieve. In this special feature, we celebrate women!
Encapsulated in this feature story are very rare and exclusive messages from some of the most iconic women in technology today. These are seven women who are pioneers in their own right, who share their burgeoning journeys and passions with us. They also give us their two cents on what the industry has to offer your women enthusiasts. We hope you are as inspired—and fired up—as we are.
Jayne has had an illustrious career in the subsea and telecommunications industry spanning over 25 years. She currently oversees the construction of Google’s undersea cable projects. Jayne is also the Executive Director of SubOptic.
Nancy is an inspirational leader of the telecom and IT infrastructure industries. Over the last three decades, she has not only started, but led organizations including ViaWest and Shaw Communications Infrastructure Division and continues to serve on numerous local and national boards.
Jennifer is a recognized financial leader in the telecommunications services, fiber and tower sectors. Jennifer has a stellar career record of success in providing thought leadership, strategic vision, and business insight leading to significant business growth and shareholder. value. She is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and widely quoted by numerous trade press including Wall Street Journal
Amy is a force in the subsea industry, and recognized as the Queen of Prefab on a global basis by the construction industry. As a thought leader, Amy was appointed by the Government of Singapore to their International Panel of Experts on Construction Productivity, which is now at the forefront in incorporating prefabrication. XSite Modular is a certified Woman-Owned Business.
Fiona is a telecommunication and technology leader who has served as a director for several global enterprises and is currently on the Board of the Bermuda Business Development Agency. Fiona is also the current Chairman of SAEx.
Bobbie can be described as the proverbial ‘epitome of success’ in the Northern Virginia’s technology sector. She has assumed the role of an attorney in private practice and also served four Presidents of the United States.