Glen Ellyn's Sania Irwin elected vice president of League of Women Voters of the United States
Dr. Sania Irwin of Glen Ellyn was elected vice president and to the board of directors of the League of Women Voters of the United States, during the organization's biennial convention held in Denver this June.
"It is a tremendous honor to serve as the vice president of this esteemed organization," Dr. Irwin said. "Voting rights are critical to our democracy, and I look forward to working with my board colleagues to ensure that every eligible voter has equitable access to make their voices heard."
Dr. Irwin is an accomplished technology executive. She is the senior vice president of Engineering & Impact at EagleRail Container Logistics, where she is responsible for corporate purpose, and mission aligned intelligent, data driven, automation solutions. She has previously held various senior executive and technology positions at Motorola, Nokia, General Motors, and Xerox.
Sania is co-founder and president of One Community, a 501(c)(3) charitable entity, which aims to raise awareness, acceptance, and involvement of neighbors of all backgrounds. Passionate about education, she serves on Northwestern University's Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences Advisory Board.
More than one thousand League delegates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia attended the League's 55th National Convention online and in Denver, Colorado from June 23-26.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, grassroots nonprofit dedicated to empowering everyone to fully participate in our democracy. With active Leagues in all 50 states and more than 750 Leagues across the country, the organization engages in advocacy, education, litigation, and organizing to protect every American's freedom to vote.