Angela Baker

Director, Corporate Responsibility, Qualcomm
Policy and Partnerships: Solutions From Across the States
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Angela Baker oversees Corporate Responsibility at Qualcomm, the company that transforms how the world connects, computes, and communicates. Baker oversees a portfolio of programs that empower people through technology and training, including Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™, a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. To date, Wireless Reach has partnered with 650+ organizations in 119 programs in over 45 countries and has reached over 15 million beneficiaries. The portfolio also includes Qualcomm’s numerous STEM engagement programs that are inspiring the inventors of tomorrow and Qualcomm’s Sustainability and Reporting efforts, which includes the development and publication of the annual Qualcomm sustainability report.  Previously, she served as an advisor to Secretary Hillary Clinton in the Office of Innovation at the United States Department of State, where she worked on foreign policy goals connected to the 21st Century Statecraft agenda through bilateral and multilateral engagement with strategic partners on technology and development issues.  Specifically, she was part of a team that designed and implemented “Techcamp” – an ongoing program that connects civil society across the globe with new and emerging technology resources to solve real world challenges and build digital capacity – in over 30 countries.