Anar Simpson

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Anar is the Global Ambassador for Technovation which is building a pipeline of young girls to enter STEM careers in over 100 countries. She was appointed as a Deputy to the UN High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment  & served as the Special Advisor, Women, Girls and Technology, Office of the Chair at Mozilla. She is the Strategic Partnerships Advisor  to  US State Department’s TechWomen initiative. Anar has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science & Masters in Communications, University of Calgary & is a graduate of the  Program in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Anar has been recognized for her leadership and outstanding contribution to closing the industry gender gap by the University of Calgary as a Distinguished Alumni, UN Women and ITU GEM-Tech Award, GSMA Global Mobile Leadership Award. In 2017 Anar was recognized as a Women of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.