The Women Tech Council held its 12th annual Women Tech Awards on Wednesday at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, recognizing and honoring women in technology for their impact on the tech industry and economy. Among the 22 finalists were several women who work for Utah County companies, such as Adobe, Domo, Workfront, Instructure and more.
Although most of the award winners work for Salt Lake City-based companies, Utah Valley University physics student Jessica Jones walked away with the STEM Pathway award, and Adobe was given the Impact Award for their efforts to increase industry inclusion and diversity.
Besides the finalists and their families, friends and coworkers, the event also brought 150 female high school […]
Tami Erwin, EVP & Group CEO Verizon Business Group, was our keynote for the 2019 Women Tech Awards.
She leads a $30B+ business and is a passionate advocate for advancing women at all levels in technology. Tami’s experience and work echoes our mission of promoting women in tech, and further validates the importance of recognizing the women growing the technology industry. In addition to providing the keynote address, Tami helped us recognize our 18 finalists and award recipients.
More about Tami:
Tami Erwin is widely recognized for her strategic impact, marketing and operations focus, technical savvy, and passion for people. As CEO of Verizon Business Group, a $30B+ business with over 26,000 employees that would be among […]
Utah is committed to accelerating the number of girls in the STEM talent pipeline through a unified effort across industry, community, education and government. This year the Women Tech Council, legislature and Governor worked together to declare March 20 Utah Girls in Tech day. We are excited by the united support for girls in tech.
On this day, we ask parents, educators, companies and communities to engage girls in various opportunities to celebrate girls in tech, learn about tech careers, interact with role models and be inspired to pursue tech careers.
As part of this important day, the Women Tech Council created the GIT Challenge. The challenge is designed to […]
1. I use the words “what if” a lot.
We all go through life wishing things could be done differently. Technology has the power to change the way we live and work. I helped launch video and e-book products that impacted hundreds of thousands of educators to coach them in teaching best practices. Imagine how many student lives were impacted by helping teachers be more effective. A lot of technology is being created for the first time. Being able to create is incredibly energizing and accesses the highest levels of thinking. So a lot of conversations with my teams start with “what if we did this?” Women have incredibly innovative minds, and often they […]