2016 Technology Woman of the Year

This award is designed to recognize, celebrate, and make visible the achievements of women in high technology fields. Through this award, women who work in these professions are encouraged to stay in the Greater Rochester area, mentor young women, and contribute to the economic growth of the region. The 2016 breakfast event will celebrate the 14 nominees and include the announcement of the 2016 Technology Woman of the Year.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 7:30 am – 10:00 am | Casa Larga Vineyards

Keynote Speaker: Jill Tietjen, co-author of Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America

Reaching Your Goals: The Keys are Passion, Determination, and Persistence

Register here to attend!

Congratulations to all of our nominees – and our 2016 Winner Ewa Pigna!



Thank you to our sponsors;

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Past Recipients

2015
Sandra Roberts
Senior VP & CIO
Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

2014
Anne Bell
VP Global Services and Applications
Xerox Corporation

2013
Amy Carey
Director of Customer Service
RGH

2012
Jennifer Kruschwitz
Principal Engineer
JK Consulting

2011
Victoria Van Voorhis
Founder and CEO
Second Avenue Software, Inc.

2010
Jeanne Casares
Chief Information Officer
Rochester Institute of Technology

2009
Mary Piehler
VP of Sales
ServerWare Corp

2008
Sharon Martinez
Director of Web Technology
University of Rochester

2007
Christine Scheible
CEO
Quantum Technology Associates

2006
Kathryn Angelidis
Senior IT Analyst
Paychex, Inc.

2005
Sue Chichester
Director
Computing & Information Technology
SUNY Geneseo

2004
Karen Benjamin
VP and Upstate NY Director
Ciber

2003
Eydie Lawson
Professor and Chair, Department of Information Technology
RIT

2002
Juli Klie
President and Managing Partner
Veritor Executive Advisors

2001
Barbara Kunkel
IT Director
Nixon Peabody LLP

2000
Award given in honor of all women in IT