Former State Department Technology Policy Senior Advisor
District of Columbia
Soledad is a technology equality advocate who served in President Obama's Administration as a Senior Policy Advisor on international technology policy at the U.S. Department of State. She has represented the United States on matters related to Internet Governance, Global Access to Technology, Digital Gender Equality, Standardization and Strategic Collaboration. Most recently, she also led efforts for Equals, the ITU' s Global Partnership for Digital Gender Equality. In 2015 Soledad was recognized on Huffington Post’s 40 Under 40: Latinos in Foreign Policy List and was selected as a U.S. Spain Council Young Leader. She grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico and attended New Mexico Military Institute, George Mason University and Euromed Marseille in France. She has also served as an ARIN 2018 Fellow and South School of Internet Governance 2018 Fellow.
Keywords: Diversity and Inclusion, International Policy, ITU, Internet Governance, Digital Gender Equality, Community Relations and Strategic Planning