Woman who are employed in technology, science or engineering who have devoted their own time and resources, or marshaled those of their company or organization, to support community organizations or non-profits, are honored yearly at Women of Innovation®. One outstanding woman who has created or encouraged a culture of giving at her company or who has volunteered her time outside her workplace, receives the Community Innovation and Leadership award.
A look back at past award winners:
2005 – Eileen Hasson, President and Founder, The computer Company
2006 – Rosemary Johnson-Hurzeler, President and CEO, Connecticut Hospice
2007 – Lucy Baney, President and CEO, Access Technologies Group
2008 – Sheenah Mische, Director, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
2009 – Joy Wulke, Founder and Creative Director, Projects for a New Millennium
2010 – Seema Winsor, Principal Engineer, Pitney Bowes Inc.
2011 – Nadia Glucksberg, Hydrogeolist, Haley & Aldrich
2012 – Kimberley McLean, Principal Engineer, Electric Boat
2013 – Dr. Cynthia Barnett, Program Founder, Saturday Academy
2014 – Nancy Cappello, Executive Director & Founder, Are You Dense, Inc.
2015 – Keshia Ashe, Co-Founder & CEO, ManyMentors
2016 – Carolyn Begnoche, Senior Design/Drafter at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft
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Award winners in other categories:
Youth Innovation and Leadership | Collegian Innovation and Leadership | Research Innovation and Leadership
Academic Innovation and Leadership | Entrepreneurial Innovation and Leadership
Small Business Innovation and Leadership | Large Business Innovation and Leadership