The Women in Technology (WIT) Awards Celebration recognizes women in technology who’ve had an impact in the central Pennsylvania region – past, present, and future. It brings together hundreds of participants to honor the accomplishments and contribution of twenty-seven finalists across nine award categories. The event also awards scholarships to female students pursuing STEAM disciplines at regional colleges to support and encourage the development of the next generation of talent.
This award recognizes a pioneer who has blazed the trail for other women in technology to follow.
IMPACT AWARD – PRIVATE SECTOR/ENTERPRISE
This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Private Sector / Enterprise market.
IMPACT AWARD – PUBLIC SECTOR/GOVERNMENT
This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Public Section / Government.
IMPACT AWARD – ENTREPRENEURIAL/SMALL BUSINESS
This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Entrepreneurial/Small Business sector.
IMPACT AWARD – HEALTHCARE
This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Healthcare sector.
IMPACT AWARD – EDUCATION
This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Education sector.
This award recognizes an individual’s active commitment to inclusion, advancement and diversity in technology – ICT stands for Inclusive Competitiveness in Technology.
NEXT GEN AWARD
This award recognizes an up and coming young woman who is making a difference in technology in our region.
ART + DESIGN AWARD
This award recognizes a woman whose use of technology is advancing the practice of art and design.
Your sponsorship supports the WIT’s Annual Awards Celebration, the participation of all of our honorees at the Celebration, WIT’s Quarterly Networking Events, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Scholarships for female students attending regional colleges.
NEW FOR 2019: $7,500 | CHAMPAGNE WELCOME & TOAST SPONSOR
This exclusive sponsor receives all the benefits of a PLATINUM sponsorship plus the opportunity to welcome guests with a glass of champagne and close out the awards ceremony with a two-minute toast.
$5,000 | PLATINUM
$2,500 | GOLD
$1,000 | SILVER
$500 | BRONZE
THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS as of 11/18
The WIT Champion program is a flexible volunteer program designed to amplify the impact of the Awards Celebration. Champions contribute 3 – 4 hours of their time before June 3, 2019, and commit to:
The Turnout Volunteer program is a grassroots ticket sales effort designed to broaden WIT’s reach in the region and to increase participation. Our 2019 goal is 350 attendees with our 2020 sights set on 500!
Turnout Volunteers commit to:
Turnout Volunteers receive a complimentary ticket to the event in recognition of their efforts and support. And, the Turnout Volunteer that generates the most new 2019 ticket sales will receive special recognition during the celebration itself!
THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 VOLUNTEERS as of 11/18
Brenda Ritter Orth
WIT CO-CHAIRS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Wendy Jackson Dowe