Shameka Young

Shameka Young is Vice President, Communications, Media and Technology, Management Consulting & Digital Infrastructure at Cognizant. Shameka partners with global clients and leads a team that conducts best practice benchmarking and digital operational assessments, and shapes new capabilities within the digital infrastructure space. She can be reached at 


Making Juneteenth Count

I let out a whoop of excitement when I heard Cognizant would observe Juneteenth as a company holiday for U.S. associates.  Hailing from Texas, where the historic June 19 announcement of slavery’s end occurred in 1865, I’ve celebrated Juneteenth annually since I was a child. Honoring it today as a company holiday feels like part […]

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