Every year, the Women in Technology Leadership Awards recognize and honor female leaders whose achievements, mentorship and contributions to the community align with the WIT mission of advancing women in technology from the classroom to the boardroom. These are highly successful women who have made mentoring the next generation of leaders in technology a significant component of their own success.
WIT Women of the Year in Technology Awards
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Typical nominees for the Leadership Awards work in a technology role or for a technology company where they accelerate at leadership and innovation. In addition they stimulate professional growth of those they manage or mentor through their actions and encouragement. Nomination categories offer many opportunities to highlight the outstanding capabilities and accomplishments of women from large and small public and private organizations, demonstrating social impact, being a stellar contributor to WIT and others.
WIT announced a new scholarship this year for the Campus Club of the Year. This award was created in 2022 as part of WIT's commitment to support an entire club's efforts around careers in STEAM. The Campus Club of the Year award recognizes a campus club that has demonstrated a strong effort in exposing its members to science, technology, engineering, arts or math, that fully embodies the overall mission of WIT, that is inclusive and encouraging to others, and that has created a lasting and positive impression on WIT Campus sponsors, the WIT Office and WIT Volunteers.
About Women In Technology (WIT) Women in Technology (WIT) empowers and educates women and girls about opportunities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) from the classroom to the boardroom. We do this by providing our community with education, exposure and experience. By sharing the stories of successful professionals across the STEAM fields, we encourage all generations of girls and women to write their future.
WIT supports women at every stage of their STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers. More than 2,500 professionals, 500 students and 250 volunteers work to provide middle and high school girls with STEM opportunities and networking and ongoing education for professionals.
Women in Technology (WIT) empowers and educates women about opportunities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) by educating middle and high school girls, and young women in college, and by sharing the stories of successful professional women in STEAM. Their team of more than 300 volunteers delivers professional development and networking opportunities to more than 3,000 professionals, and programs at no cost to more than 1,500 students. From the classroom to the boardroom, WIT is committed to bringing the best STEAM content and programming to women and girls in Georgia.
The Aragon Research Women-In-Technology award reflects the achievements of women who have demonstrated outstanding personal and professional growth and significantly contributed to the technology industry.
Winners of this award also have the option to join our women-in-technology committee. Our committee members vote for future winners, are invited to our annual Aragon Transform event, and are introduced to a lifelong community of fellow women-in-technology peers.
Her vision is to make Australia the world leader in saliva-based technology through the establishment of a research centre. My research is highly commercial, aiming to improve outcomes for HNC patients while delivering equitable healthcare to all Australians including the first nations people. Associate Professor Chamindie Punyadeera is a leading advocate for women in STEMM, and by challenging the status quo, her goal is to help make QUT continue to be a leading institute for empowering women in STEMM.
However, it has been found that globally, in tertiary education, only 18% of the girls pursue science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) studies compared to 35% of boys. This leads to women constituting a modest 28% of the STEAM workforce.
Women in Technology is an organisation that aims to empower women in technology and life sciences. They introduced a new award to recognise the people who champion diversity, inclusion and equality in STEM, regardless of gender, age and background.
Susan Seestrom is the Associate Laboratories Director for Advanced Science and Technology and Chief Research Officer at Sandia National Laboratories. She has been a passionate ally and mentor for women working in STEM fields throughout her 30+ year career and strongly believes that by sharing her experiences and acting as a sounding board for other women in research, she can help them take advantage of the right opportunities to advance their ideas and careers.
Dear Members of Women in Thyroidology, Welcome to the 17th year of Women in Thyroidology! The current state of Women in Thyroidology is strong. Among the 1788 ATA members, 728 of them are women. Women in ATA leadership positions include: President (Pearce), President-Elect (Zeiger), Treasurer (Sosa), Secretary/COO-Elect (Jonklaas), Board Directors (Carty, Schweppe, Haymart, and Leung), and Chairs or Co-Chairs on various ATA committees. Women in Thyroidology had a wonderful annual meeting in Washington, DC. We had a designated room for Women in Thyroidology Networking Reception which was nested within ATA Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening. The Women in Thyroidology Program and Business meeting held early Thursday morning was well attended with a bountiful breakfast supported by the ATA. Our past president, Dr. Whitney Goldner, gave a concise update on the current state of Women in Thyroidology, and chaired a program and panel discussion entitled \"Making Critical Work and Life Transitions\", which stimulated a lot of enthusiastic discussion and provided helpful resources and suggestions. The panel members were Dr. Elizabeth Pearce, Dr. Aime Franco, and Dr. Spyridoula Maraka. A big \"Thank You\" to the ATA leadership, and Bobbi, Carrie, Sharleene, to make this possible.
We would like to congratulate Dr. Elizabeth Pearce, the 7th recipient of the Woman of the Year. She is Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. She has been an ATA member since the year 2000 and has made significant contributions to fulfill ATA mission in many ways. She was the 2011 recipient of ATA Van Meter Award and is currently the ATA President. For the coming year, we will continue our mission to (1) recruit and retain more women ATA members, (2) increase women's visibility within the ATA by nominating women for awards and leadership positions, (3) better address women's thyroid health topics, and (4) engage women in technology to promote professional and personal interaction. Specific focus will be on creating networking platforms to share experiences, information, and resources that are pertinent for women to succeed in their career advancement and personal goals. Furthermore, we would like to continue to encourage our colleagues to nominate women for ATA leadership positions and awards. The Call for Nominations for ATA Awards and Board of Directors is now open through March 31, 2019.
In its 12th year, the WIT Conference was a retreat-style event celebrating women across technology. This sold-out conference attracted 650+ talented female-identifying tech leaders to hear from a variety of dynamic speakers and engage in meaningful discourse on technology trends, leadership, and the opportunities and challenges facing women building a career in tech.
With more than 1,000 members in the Washington, D.C. area, WIT fulfills its vision by providing leadership development, technology education, networking, and mentoring opportunities for women at all levels of their careers and for girls interested in STEM.
Ms Peterschlingmann said, I am delighted to be named a finalist for the WiT Awards. The prestigious awards, which celebrate their silver jubilee this year, are one of the biggest and longest-running recognition programs for women in STEM in Australia.
Nexer is a tech company deeply rooted in the Swedish heritage of entrepreneurship and innovation, with a global presence and delivery. Nexer has kept customers one step ahead for over 30 years, with cutting-edge services in strategy, technology and communication. Today, some of the largest, most demanding companies in the world rely on Nexer's dedication and expertise within digitalisation, IT, engineering and R&D. The company has long-term partnerships with market-leading platform providers such as Microsoft, IBM, Stibo and others.
Grene was interested in philosophy when she started college in 1927 at Wellesley, but majored in zoology with a minor in English. She went to Germany as an exchange student, where she attended lectures of Heidegger and Jaspers. She came home in 1933, the year Hitler came to power, and earned a Ph.D. at Radcliffe, \"as close as women got to Harvard in those days,\" she said. She enjoyed teaching the history of philosophy, but her appointment at the University of Chicago was not renewed during the war. She moved to Ireland with her then husband, where she helped farm and raised a family. She taught for five years at Queen's University, Belfast, and then came back to the States, to the University of California at Davis. Richard Burian, a professor of philosophy at Virginia Tech who describes Grene's career as \"remarkable,\" said Grene overcame the difficulties of being a woman in a man's profession because she \"came in as a curious outsider and found a way to produce serious criticisms that had a serious impact in the fields\" about which she wrote. \"She finds a way to activate people in interesting ways.\" 076b4e4f54