The Women Tech Council (WTC) will host its Seventh Annual Women Tech Awards Luncheon on Sept. 17, 2014, honoring 17 women in the technology field. The Tech Awards recognize technology-focused women who are driving innovation, leading technology companies, and are key contributors to the community. Sponsored by EY, USTAR, Wells Fargo, and MountainWest Capital Network, the event will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Grand America Hotel (555 S. Main in Salt Lake City).
Over the past seven years, WTC has been able to honor 110 women, 20 university students, and sponsored over 250 high school students for the awards, helping to inspire the next generation of STEM-focused students. Women Tech Council is thrilled to be able to support the education community in such a meaningful way.
The Women Tech Award finalists, listed alphabetically, are as follows:
Parissa Aghdase, L-3 Communication
Bobbie Alexandrova, Fusion-io
Stacy Bamberg, Veristride
Elizabeth Bonderson, ATK Aerospace
Susan Cashen, Control 4
Deborah Dixon, Handstands Inc
Misty Frost, Instructure
Jodie Hewitson, Tanner
Helen Hu, Westminster College
Julie Kehoe, Domo
Laura Kiessner, Packsize International
Michelle Kolbe, Backcountry.com
Tammy Moskites, Venafi
Nicole Neumarker, Alliance Health
Kathy Philpot, ATK Aerospace
Stacy Pierce, Rockwell Collins
Raquel Smith, eBay
“We love this opportunity to recognize women in technology, women who are leading companies, driving innovation and creating technology. The 17 finalists represent an elite group of women, ” said Cydni Tetro, President Women Tech Council. “And it is our honor to provide a platform to recognize women of this caliber. Congratulations to this year’s finalists.”
From these 17 finalists, the award recipients will be announced at the awards luncheon on September 17. A selection committee from the technology industry, venture, government, and professional communities selected the finalists and will select the award recipients.