The Women Tech Council recognized sixteen finalists in the Fourth Annual Women Tech Awards. The program recognizes technology-focused women who are driving innovation, leading technology companies and are key contributors to the community. Finalists and award recipients were honored at an awards luncheon on Thursday, September 15, 2011, at the Grand America Hotel.
Award recipients, listed alphabetically, are as follows:
Trailblazer, Shawn Adamson
Technology Entrepreneur, Jennifer Hwu
Technology Excellence, Patricia Hall
Technology Innovator, Sarah Hiza
Leadership Excellence, Susan Johnson
Rising Star, Kate Maloney
EnergySolutions, Ernst & Young and Stoel Rives
Michelle Munson, CEO of Aspera, an IBM Company.
STEM Student Awards:
This was the first year we honored a university level student with the Academic Excellence Award.
It went to Courtney Doyle from the University of Utah.