Amy Alvarez serves as Assistant Vice President of AT&T’s International External & Regulatory Affairs team. In this capacity, she advocates AT&T’s positions on international telecommunications and digital economy policy matters before U.S. Executive Branch agencies and the Federal Communications Commission in support of the company’s diverse global operations. In addition, she leads the coordination of AT&T’s policy positions and advocacy before multilateral institutions, including the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL), and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). She currently serves as Vice Chair of the ITU’s Industry Advisory Group on Development Issues-Chief Regulatory Officers; Co-rapporteur of the CITEL Group on Technological Innovation, Digital Economy, Internet of Things/Smart Cities; and Co-chair of the OECD Development Center’s Digital Transformation Working Group.
A firm believer in the empowerment of women and girls through access to technology and STEM education, Ms. Alvarez has represented AT&T on the GSMA Women Working Group and leads the company’s engagement with TechGirls, an international exchange program for high school students from the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia. She also serves on the International Advisory Council of the Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women “Peace through Business” program, which provides skills development and leadership training to women entrepreneurs in Rwanda and Afghanistan.
Ms. Alvarez began her career as a congressional aide to Edward J. Markey. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Boston University and a Master’s degree in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University. A proud alumna of the American Council on Germany Young Leaders Conference, she is based in Washington, D.C.