Louise Wasilewski, criminal justice activist, engineer
A former aerospace engineer, Louise Wasilewski spent 25 years in business and technical roles in media and communications technology innovation, helping introducing digital and streaming TV and operating secure cloud-based services. Her experience includes KPMG Consulting, operational and technical responsibilities at Cox Communications, and business development and product management at various technology vendors.
Louise is a member of the DeKalb County Reentry and Recidivism Task Force Steering Committee in metro Atlanta; the Greater Gwinnett Reentry Alliance; the Emerging Technology Committee of the Integrated Justice Information Systems Institute; and the National Criminal Justice Association.
Louise co-founded Acivilate, a software company focused on criminal justice rehabilitation. She has spoken at the American Correctional Association and the American Probation and Parole Association, and was published in Policy and Practice. She is passionate about improving criminal justice outcomes because it is an issue that has affected her family.
Louise holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Systems Engineering from Southampton University and an MBA from Emory University, and holds four patents.