Rebecca "Becky" Austen

Becky Austen is Lighthouse director at Allies Against Slavery in Austin, Texas, where she leads strategy, development and deployment of Lighthouse, an innovative software platform designed to identify victims of human trafficking, coordinate their care and gain insight from data. Becky previously held a broad range of global executive and leadership positions at IBM in sales education, marketing, strategy, business development, product management and development. She is Chair of the City of Austin Commission for Women, co-Chair of the Impact Austin Strategic Advisory Council, and has served on the boards of Girls Empowerment Network, Girlstart, Texas Advocacy Project, Austin Women in Technology, Girls Rock Austin and Austin Gifted. Becky participated in the Leadership Austin Essential and Fellows programs, Leadership Texas, the University of Texas McCombs School of Business Institute for Managerial Leadership and has a BA in mathematics from Vassar College. Becky enjoys traveling and hanging out with her husband Stacy and two daughters, and she plays upright and electric bass in local Austin bands.