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Release Date: 09.14.2016 | Location: All Metro Atlanta | Organization: WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY (WIT)

Women in Technology Announces the 2016 Women of the Year Award Honorees

The Women of the Year in Technology Awards event is a gathering of Georgia companies who are at the forefront of the technology industry in Georgia. An amazing evening of technology leaders coming together to recognize women who are actively engaged in Georgia's STEM community.

The Women of the Year Awards celebrate women technology executives for their accomplishments as leaders in business, visionaries of technology, and remarkable women who make a difference in our community.

Make plans now to secure your tickets
Purchase Individual Tickets or Table for 10 
The event will be held November 10, at the Georgia Aquarium.


Finalists for the WIT Awards will be announced in October. More than 50 women were honored by being nominated as a Woman of the Year in Technology.

Here are the 2016 Women of the Year Award Honorees: 

Maryam Alavi  Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
Claire Arnold Leapfrog Services, Inc.
Melinda Benton Vyne
Tricia Dempsey Agile Resources, Inc.
Kim Eaton Aptean
Courtney Howe The Home Depot
Wendy Frazier The Weather Company
Tracy L. Garner AT&T 
Jill Gostin Georgia Tech Research Institute
Sallie Graves Mag Mutual Insurance Company
Tiffany Green-Abdulah Georgia State University
Geneva Gross
Jen Martin Hall Sharecare
Amy Hill Scientific Games
Michele Ivy  UPS
Jennifer Johnson Spelman College
Cassidy Jones DataComm
Melissa Koehler Turner
Lynn Laube Cardlytics
Kimm Lincoln Nebo
Errika Mallett IT Senior Management Forum
Bronwyn Morgan  Subkulture Innovation Lab
Andra Millender  Global Payments
Amy Newbold  Bluetube
Elizabeth Ofili  AccuHealth Technologies, Inc.
Mandy Putnam  Tech Talent South
Marci Reynolds ACI Worldwide
Maria Riley Cox Automotive
Lauren Schneidewind  LD Studios
Lydia Thacker  YMCA of Metro Atlanta
Jennifer Topple  The Howard School
Amber Wagner Kennesaw State University
Sophia Williams NCR

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Cox Automotive - Presenting Sponsor
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of digital marketing, wholesale and e-commerce solutions across the automotive industry. Cox Automotive includes Manheim®, Autotrader®, Kelley Blue Book®, vAuto®, Xtime®, NextGear Capital®, and a host of global businesses and brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. The company partners with more than 40,000 dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, and touches car buyers in the U.S. with the most recognized brands in the industry.

NCR Corporation - VIP Sponsor
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables more than 550 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier. NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia with over 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.

About Women in Technology
Women in Technology (WIT), an Atlanta-based organization, passionately supports women at every stage of their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers — from the classroom to the boardroom. WIT enables women to build strong networks, develop leadership skills and advance their careers. WIT is the largest, most active female-centered STEM organization in the metro Atlanta region. WIT has set a goal of making Georgia the state with the highest percentage of women in the STEM workforce by the year 2020.


Contact Info

Contact Name: Christina Beyer

Company: Women in Technology

Phone: (470) 823-3228