Susan Carroll Schorr

Susan Carroll Schorr leads the digital inclusion work of the International Telecommunication Union, ensuring that women and girls, youth and children as well as persons with disabilities and Indigenous Peoples participate in the Information Society. Her portfolio includes the ITU International Girls in ICT Day campaign to make young women and school girls aware of information and communication technology (ICT) career opportunities, with an outreach of 70,000 girls in over 120 countries. She is the architect of the ITU Girls in ICT Portal which includes ICT scholarship opportunities, tech camps, profiles of women in ICT role models, inspirational videos and a host of other resources for women interested in tech careers. She also leads the joint Foundation Women’s Digital Literacy Campaign through which over 1,000,000 women at the bottom of the development pyramid have received digital literacy training. Ms. Schorr directed development of the latest ITU report, “Digital opportunities:  Innovative ICT Solutions for Youth Employment.” Prior to joining ITU in 2000, Ms. Schorr practiced antitrust law as an associate in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Howrey & Simon, LLP. She was graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center.

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