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April 23
Technology Woman of the Year Awards

2015 Technology Woman of the Year

2015 Technology Woman of the Year

 Awards Breakfast

Thursday, April 23, 2015
7:30 am – 10:00 am
Casa Larga Vineyards
Keynote Speaker:  Jeanne Casares, CIO, Rochester Institute of Technology

2014 TWY Winner: Anne Bell, Vice President, Enterprise & Corporate Applications, Xerox


Eligibility and Criteria

Eligible nominees include women who:

  • Are actively engaged in a technology leadership role, in a company whose primary product is technology or in a technology or science department of a non-technology organization.
  • Have a minimum of three years’ experience in a leadership role.
  • Who work within the Greater Rochester metropolitan area (includes Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, and Wayne counties).
  • Are from the corporate sector, vendors, not-for-profits, government, or educational institutions.

The recipient will be selected for her impact to the Technology profession, as demonstrated by:

  • Sustained contributions to the field including success promoting or implementing technology.
  • Contributions advancing the status, opportunities, and employment for women in the technology profession.
  • Contributions to the community.

Previous recipients may not be nominated for this award, but previous nominees may be nominated again.

Evaluation Categories, Criteria, and Weighting

Sustained contributions to the Technology profession – Demonstrated impact to the profession, as illustrated by length of time in the profession, highest level achieved, success promoting or implementing technology, details of projects/contributions, professional organization memberships/year joined/ service or positions held, technical publications and presentations (including where delivered), degrees/concentrations, and special assignments – 40%

Contributions advancing the status, opportunities, and employment for women in the Technology profession – Demonstrated contributions to women, as illustrated by mentoring activities, hiring practices, developmental publications and presentations, etc. – 50%

Contributions to the community – Support for and involvement in the community, as illustrated by volunteer activities, developing new programs, providing leadership services to community organizations, or influencing the goals of those organizations – 10%

Additional Information

  • All Nominees, and a guest, will be invited to a private TWY Nominee Reception held on the evening of April 20th.
  • The Technology Woman of the Year will be announced at the TWY Awards Breakfast.
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