As Executive Director of the SEMI Foundation, Shari is responsible for driving the SEMI Strategic Initiatives for Workforce Development. Specifically, she provides leadership to the SEMI Foundation with sustainable programs that attract and fill the global electronics industry talent pipeline. Shari is also responsible for leading our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. Through her leadership, the SEMI Foundation has successfully implemented a number of workforce development initiatives for the microelectronics industry, including an industry image and awareness campaign to raise the visibility of the industry. Shari’s leadership has also resulted in progress across state- and federally-funded initiatives, and she is involved in most semiconductor workforce consortiums across the nation.