Women in IT Awards USA, celebrating the achievements of women in technology, were revealed in an online ceremony on September 21.
This year the WIT Awards shined a light on outstanding talent in the industry, as well as the employers that are implementing diversity initiatives to spearhead real change in the sector, and identified new role models to inspire more diverse talent into careers in tech.
These are the winners:
Aaratte Rao, Microsoft – Advocate of the Year
Donna Wells, Valencia Ventures – Board Director of the Year
Suzi Connor, CDC – CIO of the Year
Debra Danielson, Digital Guardian – CTO of the Year
Sahar Arshad, CloudMedx Inc. – Data Leader of the Year
Let There Be Change, Accenture Federal Services – DEI Initiative of the Year
Jessic Barrett Simpson, U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) – Digital Transformation Leader
TechShopz Pandemic Pivot, TechGirlz – Education & Training Initiative
ATOS – Employer of the Year
Nataliya Anon, Svitla Systems Inc. – Entrepreneur of the Year
Nicole Raimundo, Town of Cary – Innovator of the Year
Soumya Seetharaman, Intel Corporation – IT Team of the Year (Led by a Woman)
Jake Soberal, Bitwise Industries – Male Ally of the Year
Judith Olson, ColdQuanta – Next Generation Leader
Rhonda Collins, Vocera – Outstanding Contribution of the Year
Mary N. Chaney, Minorities in Cybersecurity, Inc. – Security Leader of the Year
Neeti Mehta Shukla, Automation Anywhere – Tech for Good Award
Gina Murphy, Navisite – Woman of the Year
You can find out more information about the winners here: https://bit.ly/3zvQHfS
The Awards are presented by DiversityQ.