ATLANTA – October 13, 2010 – Women in Technology (WIT) is announcing today it is joining forces with Wipro through WIT’s Strategic Alliances, a program matching events, services and volunteer opportunities to the strategic goals of a company.
Wipro will be supporting WIT as a Gold sponsor for WIT’s 2010 Women of the Year in Technology awards and as a sponsor for the WIT Forum held in October.
“I am thrilled to welcome Wipro as a Strategic Alliance partner with WIT,” says Sandy Hofmann, president of WIT. “Wipro is clearly stepping up to community leadership through their support of WIT’s programs. This partnership provides high-profile visibility for Wipro while giving WIT the necessary support to fulfill our mission and impact the community.”
Suraj Prakash, vice president of Global Delivery for Wipro Technologies, says WIT is a vital contributor and facilitator of interactions and collaborations in the technology industry, community and the state.
“Wipro is excited to join WIT in recognizing IT leadership at the Women of the Year in Technology Awards,” says Prakash. “We are proud to support WIT’s efforts as they recognize our technology leaders.”
As a global leader providing comprehensive IT solutions to Fortune 500 companies, Wipro is characterized by its excellence in delivery, as well as for providing solutions, frameworks, accelerators and metrics that allow our customers to benefit from our expertise and experience.
With more than 110,000 employees in more than 50 countries, our presence in the United States is significant. Our strategy of building global delivery capabilities, while significantly increasing our presence and employee base in the U.S. is reflected at the Atlanta Delivery Center (ADC). The ADC is Wipro’slargest strategic center in the Americas and it is the heart of a delivery model that enables us to improve our processes, and invest in the recruitment of skilled talent in the U.S., to provide localized service for the expanding technology services business .
The ADC serves as a hub of near-shore solutions for IT business outsourcing processes. It has grown to more than 550 local associates since it’s inauguration in 2009, and it continues to grow at a rapid pace.This enhances our ability to offer services within the U.S. geographical and legal boundaries.
For more information, please visit our website at www.wipro.com
About Women in Technology (WIT)
WIT’s mission is to serve as passionate advocates for advancing women in Georgia’s technology community. Each year, more than 1,000 thought leaders and professionals attend WIT Forums, WIT’s leadership and networking series. WIT delivers professional development programs, such as WIT Executive Coaching and WIT Careers in Action, to enable members to hone their leadership skills and achieve visibility within the business community.
WIT’s philanthropic and educational programs, such as Girls Get IT, provide outreach to educate and encourage girls and young women to pursue careers in science and technology. WIT has two annual premier events, WIT Connect, WIT’s annual fundraiser event, and WIT’s Women of the Year in Technology Awards honoring the women who lead Georgia’s technology community. WIT is a founding society of the Technology Association of Georgia, an umbrella membership organization that serves the Georgia technology community. For more information on WIT and the WIT Foundation, WIT’s philanthropic arm, visit www.mywit.org.
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