Amber Caramella Appointed to iMasons Advisory Council and Global Executive Sponsor for IM Women

Sep 26, 2019

Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) has appointed Amber Caramella as an independent member of the Advisory Council (AC) and Global Executive Sponsor for the IM Women’s Member Resource Group (MRG).

Amber Caramella

 

"I am absolutely thrilled to be appointed to the Advisory Council and taking a more active role as iMason’s Global Executive Sponsor for iM Women. Not only am I passionate about Diversity and Inclusion, I am particularly excited to bring Women in Technology leaders across the world together to drive more awareness and collaboration for Diversity and Inclusion efforts.” – Amber Caramella

 Amber has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and technology industries. Currently, as the SVP Sales at Zayo Group, Amber is responsible for leading Zayo’s Global Data Center, Cloud, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Verticals across United States, Canada and Europe.

In addition to her role on the AC, Amber has accepted the role of Executive Sponsor for the iM Women globally.  IM Women is focused on increasing the number of women in the industry and their impact. This includes recruiting more women, growing and developing the professionals in the field, and providing an affinity group for this community to continue to thrive.

Amber will be responsible for strategy, governance, and alignment for the three IM Women’s regional groups, AMER, EMEA, APAC, and act as the executive liaison for strategic alliances with other global organizations focused on gender diversity.

Amber hosting the iMasons D&I Gala in Monaco June 2019 helping raise $89k for scholarships for women in one evening.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maricel Cerruti

 

iMasons has been a champion of gender diversity since its inception in 2016. The first independent director board appointee, Maricel Cerrutti, is the Executive Sponsor for Diversity & Inclusion, a founding member of the IM Women MRG, committee member for the first iMasons Diversity Champion award in 2018, and supporter of the $1M Education Challenge.

 

In Amber’s capacity as IM Women’s exec sponsor, she will also hold a seat on the iMasons Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee, chaired by Hannah Ormondrord. The D&I Committee is comprised of the Chair and Vice Chair from each iM Member. Current MRGs – IM Millennial/GenZ, IM Veterans, IM Women (AMER,EMEA and APAC) and IM Hispanic/LatinX.

Hannah Ormondrord

 

 “It is really inspiring to see the appointment of Amber to the Advisory Council. Amber is an invaluable asset with her energy and passion. I am excited to see the valuable contribution she will bring, particularly in continuing to   promote the diversity and inclusion of women in the digital infrastructure industry.” – Hannah Ormondrord

 

iMasons MRGs are guided by four key principles. Establish thriving communities where members have a sense of belonging and can be their authentic self. Providing input and guidance to IM Leadership on the value and advantage of diversity. Raise the visibility of the MRG communities within the industry. Continuing to develop the network with IMason’s members.

ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE MASONS

Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) is a non-profit, professional association of technology and business leaders who represent over $150Bn in infrastructure projects in over 130 countries. The organization is guided by an Advisory Council comprised of global leaders who manage some of the largest digital infrastructure portfolios in the world. The iMasons vision is to Unite the Builders of the Digital Age by enabling our global membership to ConnectGrow, and Give Back. Members leave their companies at the door and connect as individuals. IMasons has four strategic industry priorities – increase Awareness, enhance Education opportunities, champion Diversity & Inclusion, and promote Sustainability through deep member engagement.


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