Las Vegas Community Tech Fund Celebrates Local Women in Technology

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3rd annual Las Vegas Women in Technology Award ceremony honors the achievements of females in tech

Las Vegas Women In Technology Awards #LVWTA

Las Vegas Women In Technology Awards #LVWTA

“These awards symbolize the great accomplishments of many outstanding women working in tech in Las Vegas,” says Lori Nguyen, founder of the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards.

The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards (#LVWTA), presented by the Las Vegas Community Tech Fund, HiTech Las Vegas LLC, and WomenAdvancing, holds the third annual award ceremony to acknowledge the tremendous contributions made by women in the greater Las Vegas metro area to the technology field. The celebration takes place on May 20 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Fresh Wata at 3905 W. Diablo Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89118. The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards invites the community to attend the event and celebrate the phenomenal women working in technology in Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. The event is open to the public. RSVP at http://bit.ly/LVWTA_RSVP.

The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards will be presented to five women representing technology industries including: Robotics, Information Technology (IT), Computer Engineering, 3D Printing, New Technology Products, Tech Startups and Tech Entrepreneurs. Five awards will be granted for High Tech Woman of the Year, High Tech Rising Star, High Tech Community Service, High Tech Entrepreneur and High Tech Mentor.

“We’re excited we have grown this award tremendously over the last three years. It’s an honor to celebrate and recognize the amazing women working in technology in Las Vegas,” says Melissa Skipworth, chapter lead of WomenAdvancing Las Vegas and co-presenter of the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards.

The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards is pleased to announce 2016 #LVWTA Event Sponsors Cox Business, Link Technologies, and MGM Resorts International. The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards is grateful for the support of the 2016 #LVWTA Community Sponsors including Bongiovi Law Firm, BlurbIQ, Casino Direct Marketing Association, City of Henderson, College of Southern Nevada, Diamond Group Marketing, Elev8 Consulting Group, Exhibit Fair International, Las Vegas Interactive Marketing Association, Nevada State College, SIM Las Vegas, University of Nevada Las Vegas. The 2016 #LVWTA volunteer external panel of esteemed judges include prominent community members in the local academic and technology sectors. The 2016 event emcee is Andrea Rishmaw.

“These awards symbolize the great accomplishments of many outstanding women working in tech in Las Vegas. We are grateful for our sponsors, businesses, local community, volunteers and judges for helping us launch the third annual award ceremony,” says Lori Nguyen, founder of the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards.

About the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards #LVWTA
Founded in 2014, HiTech Vegas LLC., and WomenAdvancing Las Vegas launched the Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards (#LVWTA) to recognize the achievements of leading women in technology fields working in the greater Las Vegas metro area. The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards encompass the various sectors of technology as a whole to recognize and promote the advancement of women in technological careers. The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards are awarded annually to five women representing technology industries including: Robotics, Information Technology (IT), Computer Engineering, 3D Printing, new technology inventions, entrepreneurs and start-ups. Learn more at http://www.VegasWomenTechAwards.net.

About The Las Vegas Community Tech Fund
The Las Vegas Community Tech Fund is a non-profit organization, who is establishing a large fund to create a true, centralized, Las Vegas Technology Community. The Las Vegas Community Tech Fund (not for profit) will be established by means of sponsorship and donations used solely to market the leading Las Vegas technology companies (brands) and organizations to technology and engineering professionals located in Las Vegas or visiting Las Vegas on “How to Plug in to Las Vegas Tech Community” with many programs targeted at education, mentorship, funding for start-ups, connecting employers and resources for technical staffing, and many more programs. The Las Vegas Community Tech Fund will have a board of officers, a Corporate Board consisting of 15-20 leading Las Vegas based technology companies with an expanded Advisory Board Members of 200-300 Las Vegas technology advisory charter members. Through Corporate sponsorship, Advisory Board Members annual dues and donations, this non-profit entity will pool all the funds into one non-profit tech fund. All funds will be used to create and establish the Las Vegas Tech Community. Learn more at 702.800.5539.

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