2023 Women Tech Award Nominations are open

Nominations are open for the Women Tech Awards! Join us in our mission to recognize the technology-focused women in our tech ecosystem who are driving innovation, creating new technologies, impacting companies and inspiring the tech community.

Help us find these amazing women! Nominate the great women in tech you’re working with who are making an impact at all stages of their careers. All nominations are due by May 31, 2023. Please distribute this information throughout your organization to help as many in our technology community get involved as possible!

And save the date now for the awards luncheon October 11, 2023 at the Grand America! This will be an incredible event to celebrate the inspirational women in our tech community, accelerate the incredible things happening in our community, and recognize the talent that surrounds us.


2022 Women Tech Awards

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Women Tech awards! We are still in awe of all the incredible women in our technology community and all they’re doing to drive innovation and create positive impact

2022 Award Recipients

Education Excellence: Kristina Yamada, Utah State Board of Education

Impact Award: Scott Anderson, Zions Bancorporation

Innovation Trailblazer: Sarah Wiley, Hightop

Leadership Excellence: Kiva Allgood, Sarcos

Lifetime Achievement: Ruth Novak

Operational Excellence: Manu Sood, AvidXchange

Rising Star: AJ Brau, Wander

Student Pathway: Jessica Stratton, Weber State University

Tech Leadership: Pallavi Ranade Kharkar, Intermountain Healthcare

Innovation Leadership: Kirsten Timms, Myriad Genetics

Transformation Leadership: Travis Hallstrom, Passive Logic

2022 Award Finalist

AJ Brau

Alexa Kalandiak
Staff Mechanical Engineer

Amy Frampton
Head of Marketing
Bamboo HR

Amy Jo Moore
Design Engineering Director
Northrop Grumman

Anesha McCormick
Director of Product

Hau Moy Kwan
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Heidi Anderson
Chief Information Officer
Prestige Financial Services, Inc.

Julia Silge
Data Scientist & Software Engineer
RStudio PBC

Katie Neilson
Co-Founder & President

Kiva Allgood
CEO & President

Krista Pappas
SVP Information Technology Entrata

Dr Kirsten Timms
SVP Biomarker Discovery
Myriad Genetics

Kristina Yamada
Computer Science / Information Technology CTE Education Specialist
Utah State Board of Education

Manu Sood
SVP Platform Delivery & Operations

Melanie Robinson

Natalie Birrell
SVP Engineering

Pallavi Ranade-Kharkar
Director of Research Informatics and Precision Health
Intermountain Healthcare

Sarah Wiley
Co-Founder and VP Product Development

Steph Couzin
VP Go to Market Strategy & Operations
Lucid Software

Sunnie Giles
General Partner 
Lane VC

Travis Anna Halstrom
Co-founder and Director of Brand Communications