June Sugiyama has been the Director of the Vodafone Americas Foundation for the last 17 years where she drives the Foundation’s initiatives to Improve People’s Lives, Support the Development Sector, Spark Innovation, and Empower Women and Girls. Previously, she served in several roles at Vodafone’s predecessors, AirTouch and Pacific Telesis International. She led the Foundation’s transition toward impact through technology related programs. She also developed the Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project, a competition designed to seek the best wireless technology solutions to address critical social issues around the world, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.