2018 Pioneer Leadership Award Recipient

Adriana GascoigneAdriana Gascoigne

Adriana is the Independent Director for Large Corporations and Start-ups, the world’s first group focusing on
Millennial women in technology and entrepreneurship.

She created GIT in 2007 because of a crucial need
she lacked herself at that time in her tech career –
a support framework to help women advance their
careers in STEM fields.

Adriana, who has worked together with tech companies
like Indiegogo, Involver (Oracle) as an advisor,
Change.org, Social Gaming Network (SGN), and
Algentis, and has led GIT to where it is today –
with 100,000 members in 60 chapters across the
world, and igniting women in tech movements into
countries like India, Kuwait, Nigeria, Chile, and

Her background includes key executive roles at
Ogilvy & Mather, Interpublic Group of Companies and
SecondMarket, the largest secondary trading

Adriana is a Singularity University Impact Fellow
Scholarship Recipient and holds degrees from the
University of California at Davis and El Tecnologico
de Monterrey in Aguascalientes, Mexico. She is
fluent in Spanish.