"Smith also has a record of focusing on digital inclusiveness. Before Google, she was the CEO of the online LGBT community PlanetOut. And she has worked to bring more women in the engineering and technology fields, including through the company’s WomenTechmakers program."
She’s also the reason Google Doodles have suddenly become more inclusive of late, via this philosophy that will surely infuse her new role:
"It’s becoming conscious of the unconscious biases we have," Smith said. "Even if you didn’t create the problem, once you become aware of it you can debug it and solve it. You can become part of the solution."