PeaceTech Lab Names Civic Nation Advisor Megan Beyer and C5 Capital Founder André Pienaar to Board of Directors

Megan Beyer, Civic Nation Advisor, joins PeaceTech Lab Board of Directors

Three years ago, PeaceTech Lab was formed with a simple mandate: to bring new players, new ideas, and new tools to the peacebuilding field. We are grateful to our newest Board members, Megan and André, who are committed to putting their diverse backgrounds to work in ending violent conflict.

Two prominent experts in their fields have joined an expanding Board of Directors at PeaceTech Lab, a DC-based nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating peacebuilding efforts through technology, media, and data. Leading gender equality advocate Megan Beyer from Civic Nation and cybersecurity investment expert André Pienaar of C5 Capital and founding partner of the PeaceTech Accelerator with PeaceTech Lab and Amazon Web Services, will join a prominent group of technology, engineering, and foreign policy experts on the Board.

“Megan Beyer and André Pienaar share our vision for the PeaceTech Lab. Both have extraordinary careers spanning technology, media, and data and have made important contributions to issues like women’s equality and promoting transparency & accountability,” stated Chairman of the Board and former IBM Executive, Nicholas M. Donofrio. “With their combined passion and experience, the Lab is positioned better than ever to tackle the tough challenges of a rapidly changing world.”

Lab CEO and President Sheldon Himelfarb agreed, “Three years ago, PeaceTech Lab was formed with a simple mandate: to bring new players, new ideas, and new tools to the peacebuilding field. That’s why our programs emphasize reaching across sectors and disciplines. We are grateful to our newest Board members, Megan and André, who are committed…

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