Pamela Austin is the Vice President, Global Head of Communications & Public Affairs at Woven by Toyota.
Pamela Austin is the Vice President, Global Head of Communications & Public Affairs at Woven by Toyota. Pamela has spent her 25-year communications career working at the intersection of technology and social impact. She uniquely blends deep subject matter expertise with analysis, creativity, and surprise that drives strong communications and thought leadership strategies. She is known as the catalyst that can build and reshape corporate images and reputations.
Pamela has a long track record of successfully creating impactful communications teams and programs that help companies make meaningful connections between internal and external stakeholders and influencers. Prior to joining Woven Planet, now Woven by Toyota, in 2021, she held a variety of roles including corporate and executive communications as well as diversity and inclusion communications at Facebook guiding their messaging through a time of significant change. Pamela has also held senior communications roles at the intersection of technology and social impact at Microsoft Corporation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Salesforce and Samsung Electronics.
Pamela graduated from Howard University and is a board member at Internews.org and former advisor to the American Advertising Federation Mosaic Council. She is a huge foodie and feeds her passion by igniting the home cook in everyone.