Vidya Krishnan named to the Girl Scouts of USA Board


Vidya Krishnan was elected along with other members and office bearers to the board. She is an advocate for uplifting women and strengthening their participation In technology.

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The largest girl-led organization in the world, Girl Scouts of USA (GSUSA), named Vidya Krishnan Indian American technology and entrepreneurial leader to its National Board of Directors for the 2023-2026 triennium.

Vidya Krishnan was elected along with other members and office bearers to the board during the organization’s 56th National Council Session (NCS) in Florida. In her new role as Indian American technology and entrepreneurial leader, Krishnan will be part of the 30-member National Board of Directors which manages the organization’s governance, legal, and fiduciary responsibilities.

Krishnan is currently chief learning officer and global head of learning and development at Ericsson, where she oversees a range of assigned tasks including next-generation technology, transformation of employee and customer experience, learning ecosystem, and portfolio creation. She also heads the Ericsson-Girl Scouts Alliance.

Vidya Krishnan is an advocate for uplifting women and working to strengthen their participation in technology. Since 2006, she has volunteered as a coach for Destination Imagination, a global non-profit creative learning organization. She holds a B.S. degree from Princeton University and an M.S. degree from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering.

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