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April Boyd-Noronha
Global Diversity & Inclusion Advisor XR Safety Initiative

April Boyd-Noronha is the Global Diversity & Inclusion Advisor and Board Member of the XR Safety Initiative (XRSI) where she provides keen insight on how to address social and technical biases in emerging technologies to build safer and inclusive ecosystems for all. She continues to advise the CyberXR Coalition, launched by XRSI, to ensure diversity and inclusion is present in both the cybersecurity and XR domain.


April has over 20 years of experience in academia and advanced technologies as a global keynote speaker, thought leader, and advisor on emerging trends and the future of work on DEI, belonging, and accessibility. In addition to her role as the Program Direct and Professor of Cybersecurity at the University of Saint Mary, April continues to actively advise and consult various stakeholders from government, state, and educational sectors both in her community and at-large.

TALKS

May 27

09:40 AM - 10:20 AM

Main Livestream
Main Stage

Diversity and Inclusion and its Impact on Emerging Technologies

Lawrence Wagner | Spark Mindset

Kavya Pearlman | XR Safety Initiative

Ross Newman | XR Safety Initiative

Deidre Diamond | Secure Diversity

Maria Tamellini | GamerSafer

April Boyd-Noronha | XR Safety Initiative

May 28

09:40 AM - 10:20 AM

Main Livestream
Main Stage

6DoFemale: Who Run Da New World?

Alina Kadlubsky | Open AR Cloud

Kavya Pearlman | XR Safety Initiative

Muki Kulhan | MUKI-INTERNATIONAL

Luciana Carvalho Se | Se.Solutions

Leen Segers | LucidWeb

April Boyd-Noronha | XR Safety Initiative