Women in Technology (WIT) announced the winners of its' 2022 Women of the Year Awards in STEAM at their Gala held at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, October 8th.
ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- WIT Awards celebrates women in STEAM who live in the state of Georgia for their accomplishments as leaders in business, visionaries, and women who make a difference in their communities. Additionally, a special high school girl is recognized as the Girl of The Year, a campus club as the Campus Club of the Year Award, and a single mom with the Single Mother of The Year Award.
One winner from each of the following categories was selected and announced at this event:
Woman of the Year in Science Winner:
Global Medical and Scientific Affairs Lead at Johnson & Johnson
Woman of the Year in Technology Winner:
SVP, Information Technology at The Home Depot
Woman of the Year in Engineering Winner:
Sr. Manager, Software Development at Amazon
Woman of the Year Arts Winner:
Production 3D Designer at Belgard
Woman of the Year Mathematics Winner:
Chief Financial Officer at Allscripts
Woman of the Year STEAM Education Winner:
Founder & Executive Director at Kennesaw State University
Woman to Watch Winner:
Global Senior Director & Tribe Lead at BCG
Build Her Up Winner:
Chief Information Officer at NDCP
Single Mother of the Year Winner:
Girl of the Year Winner:
Innovation Academy High School
Campus Club of the Year Winner:
Georgia Gwinnet College
Volunteer of the Year Winner:
Vice President of IT, Backoffice and Operational Applications at International Market Centers
WIT announced a new scholarship this year for the Campus Club of the Year. This award was created in 2022 as part of WIT's commitment to support an entire club's efforts around careers in STEAM. The Campus Club of the Year award recognizes a campus club that has demonstrated a strong effort in exposing its members to science, technology, engineering, arts or math, that fully embodies the overall mission of WIT, that is inclusive and encouraging to others, and that has created a lasting and positive impression on WIT Campus sponsors, the WIT Office and WIT Volunteers.
The Single Mother of the Year, sponsored by RNDC and Verizon Wireless. Jazmen Whitaker will receive a $10,000 scholarship.
The Girl of the Year, Alina Vennel, will be receiving a $5,000 scholarship sponsored by State Farm.
The Campus Club of the Year, Georgia Gwinnett College, will be receiving a $10,000 scholarship sponsored by ADP and The Coca-Cola Company.
About Women In Technology (WIT)
Women in Technology (WIT) empowers and educates women and girls about opportunities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) from the classroom to the boardroom. We do this by providing our community with education, exposure and experience. By sharing the stories of successful professionals across the STEAM fields, we encourage all generations of girls and women to write their future.
Today, WIT has over 20,000 members in Georgia, 48,000 members worldwide and our team of more than 250 volunteers deliver professional development and networking opportunities to each of our professionals and programs at no charge to more than 4,000 students. WIT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and we are committed to making Georgia the state with the highest percentage of women in the STEAM workforce by partnering with our community to provide opportunities that champion women throughout their education and career.
Paula Bolton, Women In Technology, 7703774539, [email protected]
SOURCE Women In Technology