Women in Technology (WIT) announced the winners of its 17th annual Women of the Year in Technology Awards at a gala and dinner held last night at the Georgia Aquarium.
WIT’s Women of the Year Awards celebrates female technology executives in Georgia for their accomplishments as leaders in business, visionaries of technology, ground-breakers in business, and remarkable leaders who make a difference in our community. One winner from each category, representing Small/Emerging, Medium/Mid-Size, Large/Enterprise businesses, and Nonprofit Organizations was selected.
SMALL/EMERGING CATEGORY WINNER:
Tricia Dempsey, President, Agile Resources, Inc
MEDIUM/MID-SIZE CATEGORY WINNER:
Jill Gostin, Deputy Director, Information & Communications Laboratory, Georgia Tech Research Institute
LARGE/ENTERPRISE CATEGORY WINNER:
Tracy L. Garner, Vice President, Internet and Entertainment Field Services, AT&T Technology Operations
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION CATEGORY WINNER:
Errika Mallett, Vice President of Membership & External Affairs, IT Senior Management Forum
Also presented at the event – WIT GIRL OF THE YEAR AWARD:
Brittany Clarke, nominated by (Company)
The WIT Girl of the Year award was created in 2012 as part of WIT’s commitment to support the entire lifecycle of a woman’s career in technology, and is presented annually as part of the Women of the Year in Technology. The WIT Girl of the Year is always a middle or high school girl who is recognized as the Girl of the Year (GOTY) for her participation in the WIT GIRLS program.
For more information about the winners and the awards, visit http://www.mywit.org/wit-participate/wit-awards/.
About Women in Technology (WIT)
Women in Technology (WIT) passionately supports women at every stage of their STEM careers—from the classroom to the boardroom. We do this by telling the stories of successful women and by helping more women write their own. This takes place in a wide variety of formats—from educating middle and high school girls about the opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), to providing networking and education for professionals currently working in the field. With over 2,500 professionals attending our programs and events, over 500 students, and over 250 volunteers, WIT has become the largest, most active organization of its kind in the region.
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