XRSI’s Global Diversity & Inclusion Advisor, April Boyd-Noronha, serves as the Chief Engagement Strategist at The STEM Broker, LLC. and consults on equity and inclusion in the global STEM ecosystem. As a Professor, she teaches courses in Health Information Management (HIM), Cybersecurity, and Computer Information Systems (CIS). April is the parent of three future STEM technologists - a Cybersecurity Analyst, Behavior Analyst, and Drone Pilot. She’s uniquely positioned to engage educators, parents, and industry leaders with NextGen talent and provides the ultimate blueprint in her third book “The Top 5 Rules of Engagement for Parents Raising a Girl in STEM”. April actively serves her community as an advocate for girls and underrepresented youth via virtual reality hackathons, drone racing, and events promoting diversity and emerging technologies.