April Boyd-Noronha

April Boyd-Noronha (She/Her)

Global Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, Executive Board Member

April Boyd-Noronha is the Global Diversity & Inclusion Advisor and Board Member of the XR Safety Initiative (XRSI), the first global non-profit with the mission of helping build safe and inclusive realities. Affectionately known as The STEM Broker, she has over 20 years of experience in academia and advanced technologies as an author, global keynote speaker, thought leader, and advisor on emerging trends and the future of work on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility of historically excluded populations. She currently is the Global Security Awareness Manager for a fortune 20 company. Before this position, April was a Program Director and Professor of Cybersecurity. As the first Black elected school board member of the Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD), she helps govern the 3rd largest school district in the state of Kansas. April is the parent of three children who all are pursuing a STEM career track in cybersecurity, engineering, and drone piloting.

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