The Overbrook Foundation would like to extend its congratulations to Yvette J. Alberdingk Thijm
, the Executive Director of WITNESS
for being named one of Fast Company’s
most influential women in technology. Thijm, a member of WITNESS Board of Directors since 2005, joined the nonprofit human-rights video community as its Executive Director in 2008, as was chosen as one of the five women who is using technology to change the world through activism.
Overbrook has supported WITNESS since 2004, specifically for its efforts at promoting video advocacy in Latin America and the Caribbean.
For a full list of this year’s Women in Tech, click here. We bet you’ll recognize a few more of the names and faces listed there.