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Katica Roy Appointed to University of San Francisco Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Advisory Board

Mar 16, 2018

Katica Roy Appointed to University of San Francisco Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Advisory Board
University of San Francisco Alumna to Speak at the Fifth Annual Women in Leadership Symposium March 21

DENVER (March 16, 2018) – Katica Roy, University of San Francisco (USF) alumna, entrepreneur and workplace equity advocate has been appointed to the University’s Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Advisory Board. Roy is also the opening speaker for the upcoming Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Spring Symposium, “Imagine. Spark. Activate.”

Roy is CEO and founder of Pipeline, a Colorado-based startup and artificial intelligence (AI) SaaS platform engineered to stop unconscious bias in the workplace. As a vocal proponent for closing the gender gap in the workplace, Roy brings a data-driven perspective to the Board.

“Organizations that will flourish in the future are ones that purposefully engage women and broaden their volunteer leadership and philanthropic practices,” said Leslie Wetzel, director, Women in Leadership & Philanthropy, University of San Francisco. “The Women in Leadership & Philanthropy initiative at the University of San Francisco (USF) seeks to draw upon the full strength of USF’s alumni body by giving meaningful voice to women and reflecting who the university is today. We focus on engagement opportunities for women to grow their transformative leadership, engagement, and philanthropy for USF.”

Roy’s appointment to the board was a seamless fit given her personal and professional goal of increasing workplace financial performance through closing the gender gap. This mission works in concert with USF’s commitment and endorsement to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™. As a fellow supporter of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, Roy is committed to working toward a more inclusive workplace for all and using data to get there.

“I am honored to serve on the  board with my fellow alumni and look forward to being inspired at this year’s Spring Symposium,” Roy said. “We can bend the arc of history, if we choose to stand up. I look forward to partnering with USF to ‘change the world from here.’”

USF’s fifth annual Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Spring Symposium, “Imagine. Spark. Activate.” takes place on Wednesday, March 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco. This year’s Symposium will focus on changing the world through activism, leadership, and philanthropy.

“The Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Symposium is our opportunity to live our Jesuit values,” said Eva Monroe, USF Trustee & Chair of Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Advisory Board. “We do this by creating a space where USF alumnae and the community can come together to be inspired and to explore and discover how our contributions to our communities can be a catalyst for change in our cities, states, and the world. “

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About Pipeline

Pipeline is a Denver-based technology company that increases financial performance of companies through closing the gender equity gap. Pipeline’s proprietary SaaS platform uses artificial intelligence to assess, address and action against the gender biases costing the U.S. alone $2 trillion. This issue is not just about good sense, this is about dollars. Big dollars that turn heads to create social change. For more information, visit, like PipelineEquity on Facebook, follow @PipelineEquity on Twitter, and follow @PipelineEquity on LinkedIn.


Rhiannon Hendrickson