TelePacific’s Gadda Named to CompTIA Advancing Women in IT (AWIT) Committee Executive Board

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Focus is on opportunities for women in IT as cloud, data and telecom merge

There are great opportunities out there for women in IT, whether they’re just starting out their working lives or considering a mid-career evolution.

Hilary Gadda, Director of TelePacific’s Telepartner Channel, has been named as a member of the Executive Council of CompTIA’s Advancing Women in IT (AWIT) committee. The group, founded in 2012, provides mentorship, networking and resources for women that empower and encourage them to build successful IT careers. Members come from the United States, Canada, UK and South Africa – women and men who support AWIT’s mission.

“There are great opportunities out there for women in IT, whether they’re just starting out their working lives or considering a mid-career evolution,” says Gadda. “The rapid convergence of traditional telecom and IT opens up tremendous opportunity – and challenge – for all of us. I see this every day in the Agent community I work with as the Cloud and data are woven into business’ basic communications framework. This isn’t a passing trend – it’s the new reality.”

As one of AWIT’s Executive Council members, Hilary is part of a select group of thought leaders and influencers who are building a multifaceted education and advocacy effort that impacts legislation, shapes industry practices and provides practical support for women in IT.

“I’m the first telecom person asked to be a part of this leadership team,” says Gadda, “but it immediately was clear that we all share the same passion for helping build this effort, even as we bring widely different experiences and skills. It’s a great learning experience and what we’re doing is tremendously rewarding.”

About TelePacific Communications
TelePacific Communications provides comprehensive connectivity, cloud and continuity solutions to more than 40,000 small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Headquartered in Los Angeles, the Company serves companies and organizations anchored in California, Nevada and Texas. Its multiple award-winning network and communications solutions and focus on customer service have powered 48 consecutive quarters of growth. TelePacific’s broad portfolio of customer solutions enables anywhere-to-anywhere communications, at any speed, helps businesses run more efficiently, improves collaboration and ensures against business interruptions. For more information, go to

About CompTIA
CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications and public policy advocacy. Visit, and to learn more.

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