Barbara has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2021. A widely recognized advocate for social change, Barbara heads inclusion and diversity at Apple. Previously, she was Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Intel where she led a $300 million ‘Diversity in Technology’ initiative that resulted in the chipmaker reaching full representation of women and minorities in its U.S. workforce two years ahead of schedule. She was also responsible for Intel’s corporate social responsibility and sustainability programs and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education portfolios. Barbara began her career as an electrical engineer holding leadership and project engineering roles with BellSouth and NCR. Named to Fortune's 2020 list of the ‘Most Powerful Women in Business’, she holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Carolina and an M.B.A. from the University’s Darla Moore School of Business.