Awards recognize key women impacting and leading technology sector

SALT LAKE CITYMay 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Women Tech Council (WTC) today announced the opening of nominations for the 2018 Women Tech Awards. Now in their 11th year, the awards program recognizes women across all technology disciplines who are trailblazing new paths, leading and founding technology companies, and building innovative tools, technologies and experiences.

“As Silicon Slopes continues unprecedented technology growth, women are playing a key role in driving that growth in their roles from engineers to software developers and executives,” said Cydni Tetro, president of WTC. “The Women Tech Awards allow us to shine a light on these women and help inspire other women to pursue and continue careers in STEM fields.”

Women of all technology and STEM backgrounds are eligible to be recognized in the Women Tech Awards for their efforts in the tech community. To nominate someone for the awards, out the following form. Nominations will be open May 1-31, 2018. Judges will include some of Silicon Slopes top tech industry leaders. Winners will be announced and honored at an awards ceremony on October 24, 2018 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

Over the past ten years, the Women Tech Awards have recognized over 160 finalists and 20 student finalists, creating a platform to make their contributions, innovations and leadership recognized across the technology industry. Through the visibility brought by these awards, these women have been the inspiration for other women and high school girls pursuing careers in STEM fields.

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