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NASSCOM Foundation appointed new CEO

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NASSCOM Foundation (NF), the social

development arm of NASSCOM, India's premier Information Technology

(IT) industry body, announced the appointment of Rita Soni as its

CEO. Rita will strengthen the efforts of the IT Industry towards

inclusive growth, build strategic relationships and establish

effective linkages between industry, non-profits and government to

contribute to the cause of social development. She will also create

innovative, effective and scalable programs that leverage ICTs for

education, health, employability and entrepreneurship for

under-served communities. She would be orchestrating and catalyzing,

through NF the efforts of the IT industry at promoting inclusive

growth. As part of this, she will further enhance relationships

between NASSCOM members and NF in all its endeavors including

programs and fund-raising.

"It is a pleasure to be extended

this opportunity. NASSCOM Foundation is at a very exciting stage of

development. It has contributed significantly to society and served

as a role model on how an industry as a whole can contribute towards

inclusive growth. I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to

drive NASSCOM Foundation towards creating a much higher and deeper

impact on India's development," commented Rita on her

appointment.

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