Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Awards

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Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Awards
Awarded for Exceptional achievement by women in technology
Country United States
Presented by Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology
First awarded 2005
Last awarded 2011
Official website Past Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Winners

The Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Awards honor exceptional technical women. Three awards are presented by the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology each year, recognizing women in the categories of Innovation, Leadership, and Social Impact.[1]

Awards[edit]

The Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Award for Innovation recognizes a woman for her contributions to technology innovation and progress.

The Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Award for Social Impact recognizes a woman has changed the way technology effects society.

The Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Award for Leadership recognizes a woman for her demonstrated leadership.[2]

Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Awards Banquet[edit]

The awards are presented annually at a banquet in Silicon Valley. The awards banquet has featured notable keynote speakers, including Anousheh Ansari (2011), Arianna Huffington (2010), Padmasree Warrior (2009), Diane Greene (2008), Esther Dyson (2007), and John L. Hennessy (2005). [3][4][5]

Anita Borg Top Company for Technical Woman Award[edit]

Beginning in 2011, the winner of the Anita Borg Top Company for Technical Women Award is honored at the awards banquet. A representative from the winning company receives the award and gives an acceptance speech.[2]

List of Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Award winners[edit]

Year Innovation Leadership Social Impact
2005 Radia Perlman Janie Tsao Pamela Samuelson
2007 Deborah Estrin Duy-Loan Le Leah Jamieson
2008 Helen Greiner Susan Landau Justine Cassell
2009 Yuqing Gao Jan Cuny Mitchell Baker
2010 Kathleen McKeown Kristina Johnson Lila Ibrahim
2011 Mary Lou Jepsen Chieko Asakawa Karen Panetta
2012 Sarita Adve Jennifer Chayes Sarah Revi Sterling

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, Jerri (26 May 2011). "Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Awards: Inspiration for All". ValleyZen. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Anita Borg Institute celebrates 2011 Women of Vision". Diversity/Careers. Diversity/Careers. June–July 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Foremski, Tom (2 May 2011). "Women In Tech: Anita Borg Women Of Vision Awards". Silicon Valley Watcher. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Cassell, Heather (5 May 2009). "ABI Women of Vision Award honorees provide glimpse into the future of technology". The Glass Hammer. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Women of Vision: Past WOV Winners". Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology. Retrieved 30 June 2011.