Women Tech Council Recognizes 2014 Women Tech Awards Recipients

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Yesterday, the Women Tech Council honored 17 trailblazing women with 2014 Women Tech Awards, an annual award recognizing women who are changing the face of technology with ties to Utah. The awards luncheon took place at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. Five college students were also recognized for outstanding work in their pursuit of STEM-related fields of study.

Award recipients, are as follows:

  • Academic Excellence – Tina Van Riper, Weber State University
  • Engineering Excellence – Stacy Pierce, Rockwell Collins
  • Education Excellence – Helen Hu, Westminster College
  • Technology Innovator – Kathy Philpot, ATK
  • Marketing […]

5 honored at Women Tech Awards

SALT LAKE CITY — Carol Fineagan grew up in an alcoholic and emotionally abusive household in Baltimore which, if she had let it, could have sabotaged her entire future.

Instead, Fineagan drew strength from her participation in the Girl Scouts and from her mother’s best friend, Joyce Britton, who provided encouragement, help and a positive role model.

Fineagan went on to earn several degrees, changed careers a number of times and now is senior vice president and CIO at EnergySolutions.

Fineagan on Thursday was one of five women recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to the technology world and the community at the Women Tech Awards luncheon sponsored by the Women Tech Council.

The event at the Grand America […]

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