2020 marks the 4th year of the Women in Technology Awards and the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania’s continued commitment to celebrating women who are innovators, role models, trailblazers and inspirations within the technology community throughout our region. The event also awards scholarships to female students pursuing STEM disciplines at regional colleges and universities to support and encourage the development of the next generation of talent. The Women In Technology Awards is part of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania's broader Women In Technology initiative that strives to create an inclusive and level playing field regardless of gender within the technology industry.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

VIP RECEPTION 5:30 – 6:00 PM

MAIN EVENT 6:00 – 7:15 PM

In light of the Governor’s guidance on limiting large events to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, this year’s Women In Tech Awards will be a 100% Virtual event.

TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 3, 2020 AT 9 AM

Combo of VIP reception plus Main Event: TCCP Members = $15/Non-members = $30

Main Event ONLY:  TCCP Members = Free/Non-members  = $15

OUR 2020 AWARD CATEGORIES & FINALISTS

DIVERSITY/INCLUSION AWARD

This award recognizes an individual’s active commitment to inclusion and diversity in technology.

Roderick Lee, Penn State Harrisburg
Jennifer Oswald, Momentum, Inc
Gwendolyn Poles, South Central PA Sickle Cell Council

NEXT GEN AWARD

This award recognizes an up and coming young woman who is making a difference in technology in our region.

Birgitt Boschitsch, spotLESS Materials Inc.
Kristin Ditterline, GeoDecisions
Maureen Mulvihill, Actuated Medical Inc.

MOXIE AWARD

This award recognizes a pioneer who has blazed the trail for other women in technology to follow.

Lori Butler, Select Medical
Roxanne Edwards, Nxtbook Media, LLC
Katie Surra, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

IMPACT AWARD – PRIVATE SECTOR/MEDIUM TO LARGE BUSINESS

This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have made a positive impact in the Private Sector/Medium to Large Business market (companies employing 15 or more employees).

Janna Knapp, Select Medical
Teresa Laudien, Select Medical
Kathy Shonaiya, Members 1st Federal Credit Union

IMPACT AWARD – ENTREPRENEURIAL/SMALL BUSINESS

This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had a positive impact in the Entrepreneurial/Small Business sector (companies employing less than 15 employees.

Erin Deller, Assemble

IMPACT AWARD – PUBLIC SECTOR/GOVERNMENT

This award recognizes a woman in technology whose contributions have had an impact in the Public Section/Government.

Gladys Brown Dutrieuille, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Susan Cooper – Nguyen, Harrisburg Area Community College
Kathryn Hartzell, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

OUR 2020 SCHOLARSHIPS

Our WIT Scholarships are awarded to encourage women to continue to excel in technology related disciplines such as computing, engineering and life sciences.  Two scholarships (1 – $1500 and 1 – $1000) will be awarded at this year’s WIT Awards event.

 

$1500 WIT Scholarship Recipient

Kayla Shuman, Lebanon Valley College

 

$1000 WIT Scholarship Recipient

Yasmin Carey, Harrisburg University of Science & Technology

A SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING 2020 SPONSORS

Platinum Level

Harrisburg University of Science & Technology

Members 1st Federal Credit Union

Gold Level

Accenture

Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI)

Computer Enterprises, Inc

Deloitte Consulting

Info-Matrix Corp.

Listrak

Momentum, Inc.

Silver Level

ADEPT

Ben Franklin Technology PArtners

Bybel Rutledge LLP

Candoris

Capital Blue Cross

Directlink Technologies

Expedient

HiMay Soar Business Advisors

Life Science Greenhouses of Central PA

sdlc Partners

Susan Graham Consulting

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