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  • Women in Tech Awards Luncheon

    • Oct 01, 2015, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Tappan Hill Mansion
    • 81 Highland Avenue
    • GPS: 200 Gunpowder Lane
    • Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • Honoring outstanding women and students in STEM fields

    This event is currently sold out.  To add your name to our waiting list, please email Lauren Randall

    EVENT DETAILS

    Keynote Speaker:  Linda Sanford, senior advisor, IBM Corporation, will deliver the keynote address. Sanford was responsible for transforming IBM’s core business processes, creating an IT infrastructure to support and integrate processes globally, and helping to create a culture that fosters innovation. She is a member of the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame and has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Business by Fortune magazine. Hear about her rise through the ranks at one of the world’s largest and most influential technology companies, based here, in the heart of Westchester.

    The 2015 Honorees are:


    JoAnn Difede
    , PhD, director of the Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Professor, Department of Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, for pioneering uses of virtual technology to treat survivors of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Joan Fallon
    , DC, CEO, Curemark, LLC for developing novel therapies to treat autism & ADHD

    Lynn Macdonald, PhD, executive director, Pain, Neurology, & VI Next, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, for developing genomic technologies for the treatment of human diseases

    Rebecca Sommi, senior vice president of operations, support, and engineering, Broadview Networks, for leading this information technology  organization through one of the greatest technological shifts in history.

    Andrea Soto, vice president/chief of staff to the president of MasterCard Operations and Technology, for leading a global corporate Women in Technology initiative.

    In addition, the WCA will recognize two students for their the achievements and passion for science, technology, engineering, and math(STEM): Brigitte Obermeyer, a rising senior at Briarcliff High School dedicating her studies to becoming an engineer, and Lindsay Peckham, who is pursuing a degree in Cyber Security at Westchester Community College.

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