Atlanta, GA – November 21, 2013 – Women in Technology (WIT) announced the winners of its 14th annual Women of the Year in Technology Awards, presented by Infor last week at a gala and awards dinner held at Georgia Aquarium.
The Women of the Year in Technology Awards recognize the accomplishments of Georgia’s female executives in technology and their impact on their communities. One winner from each of three categories representing small, medium and enterprise businesses has been selected.
“WIT is proud to continue our tradition of recognizing Atlanta’s most prominent and influential female leaders in Georgia’s technology community,” said Brenda Holmes, president of WIT. “These women have had an incredible impact in the community and we applaud them for their impressive accomplishments.”
Small/Emerging Category Winner:
Mona Harty, President and CEO, PSR Associates, Inc.
Mid-Market/Medium Category Winner:
Kristine Nagel, Vice President, Educational Technology Development and Evaluation, Georgia Gwinnett College
Enterprise Category Winner:
Kitty Chaney-Reed, Global Leader, Quote to Cash, NCR Corporation
Also presented at the event:
WIT Legacy Award:
Sandy Hofmann, Former CIO and Chief People Officer, MAPICS, and Chair, TiE Atlanta Council Board of Advisors, received WIT’s Legacy Award. The Legacy Award was created to recognize extraordinary individuals who have inspired others and provided significant impact to the technology community, particularly in support and development of female professionals, over the course of their career.
Girls Get IT Girl of the Year:
Annika Garbers was recognized with the Girls Get IT Girl of the Year award, which was created as part of WIT’s commitment to support the entire lifecycle of a woman’s career in technology. The award, sponsored by Scintel, recognizes a girl who has demonstrated a strong interest in science, technology, engineering or math, who has been fully engaged in one or more of the WIT Foundation’s Girls Get IT programs in 2013, who is respectful and encouraging to others, who is credited with exemplary performance in education and school citizenship, and who has created a lasting and positive impression on a Girls Get IT sponsoring host and WIT member.
Sponsorship for the awards included:
Presenting Sponsor: Infor
VIP Reception Sponsor: Kilpatrick Townsend
Gold Sponsor: Oracle
Girl of the Year Sponsor: Scintel Technologies, Inc.
ProSys Information Systems
Goizueta Business School at Emory University
For more information about the awards, visit www.mywit.org.
About Infor, Presenting Sponsor
Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant. Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
About Women in Technology (WIT)
WIT is a passionate advocate of women in Georgia’s technology community, reaching more than 1,000 professionals annually through programs such as WIT Forums and Careers in Action. WIT enables women to build strong networks, develop leadership skills and advance their careers. WIT’s premier events include the annual WIT Connect fundraiser and WIT’s Women of the Year in Technology Awards. Through the WIT Foundation, WIT educates and encourages girls and young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with programs like Girls Get IT and WIT on Campus. WIT is a founding society of the Technology Association of Georgia. For more information, visit www.mywit.org.