SALT LAKE CITY, June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Women Tech Council (WTC) announced today the finalists for the ninth annual Women Tech Awards, a prestigious honor recognizing technology-focused women who are driving innovation, leading technology companies, and are key contributors to the technology community. The finalists represent 20 women in a wide range of technology industries, including 3 collegiate finalists. Winners will be announced Sept. 22, 2016 at an awards luncheon from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City (555 S. Main Street). The Awards are sponsored by Domo, EMC, Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Vivint Smart Home, EY, USTAR, and Varian Medical.
Over the past nine years, WTC has recognized 155 Utah women for their accomplishments in driving innovation, leading technology companies and building the state’s technology community, including 23 college students. WTC has also sponsored over 500 high school students to attend the awards, helping to inspire the next generation of STEM-focused students. In this and other efforts, WTC is an integral part of the STEM education pipeline for young women.