17 Trailblazing Women Honored by Women Tech Council

Source: Women Tech Council

17 trailblazing women and five college students were honored by the Women Tech Council. The 2014 Women Tech Awards recognizes women with ties to Utah who are changing the face of technology. Along with these women, eBay Inc. was awarded The Impact Award for its exceptional work advancing women in technology. This year’s recipients join a list of more than 100 women who have been honored for their leading-edge contributions to technology over the past 7 years. Finalists are selected by an elite committee composed of women and men in technology industry, venture capital, government and professional communities.

  • Academic Excellence – Tina Van RiperWeber State University
  • Engineering Excellence – Stacy Pierce, Rockwell Collins
  • Education Excellence – Helen HuWestminster College
  • Technology Innovator – Kathy Philpot, ATK
  • Marketing Excellence – Susan Cashen, Control4
  • Technology Leadership – Nicole Neumarker, Alliance Health

2014 Women Tech Award recipients:

University students honored:

“It is an honor to recognize these women whose innovative ideas and actions are opening the doors for future generations to make a difference in the technology industry,” said Cydni Tetro, Executive Director of the Women Tech Council. “These role models demonstrate every day that women are leading the path in this field. My hope is that more young women across the nation become inspired by these accomplishments to pursue STEM-related courses and careers.”

Founded in 2007, Women Tech Council has a community of more than 7000 and provides programs on technology, leadership, entrepreneurship and career development. Women Tech Council also is actively engaged in STEM programs both at the university and K-12 levels. Women Tech Council partners with technology companies, government, educational institutions, the investment community, and service providers who are passionate about supporting women in technology.