Congratulations to our 2014 Leading Light Award Nominees. We have a record number of nominees this year. We are also very proud to have a variety of prestigious and influential companies represented.
Please join us for the 2014 Leading Light Awards on the evening of October 1st. Come out to support your company, your nominee, Women & Hi Tech, or just come out to honor these women and their amazing list of achievements!
The nominee must have positively promoted or provided significant value or innovation in the field of science, technology or engineering. The winner will have made noteworthy contributions in areas that may include but are not limited to research & development, design, operations management, logistics, legal, human resource management, marketing, information technology, or supply chain management.
|Anastasia Morrone||Associate Vice President||Learning Technologies, Office of the Vice President for IT and CIO, Indiana University|
|Andrea Borucki||General Patent Counsel||Dow AgroSciences, LLC|
|Carla Yerkes||Senior Research Scientist||Dow AgroSciences|
|Denise Dilworth||Senior Content Strategist, Digital Strategy Discipline||Fusion Alliance|
|Lisa Teague||Head, Research & Technology||Rolls-Royce Corporation|
|Lori Boyer||Software Application Developer||Barnes & Thornburg LLP|
|Sharon Dean||Vice President of Quality and Reliability||Allison Transmission|
The nominee must have demonstrated courage in promoting purposeful change for which success was not guaranteed. The winner will have successfully pursued innovation, whether in pursuit of programs, projects, initiatives, technology adoption/innovation in the public, private, or non-profit sectors.
|Alyssa Panitch||Leslie A. Geddes Professor of Biomedical Engineering||Purdue University|
|Chrysa Ake||Senior Manager, Global Support Operations, CaaS||Interactive Intelligence|
|Denver Hutt||Executive Director of The Speak Easy||The Speak Easy|
|Dr. Catalina Lopez Correa||VP/CSO Scientifc Affairs||Genome Quebec, Canada|
|Mary J. Wirth||W. Brooks Fortune Professor of Analytical Chemistry||Purdue University|
|Sue Workman||Associate Vice President, Client Services and Support||Indiana University Office of Vice President for IT|
The nominee will have demonstrated exceptional and substantive achievements early in their technology, science or engineering related career.
|Amanda Haapala||Ph. D. Candidate||Purdue University|
|Claire Couch||Event Marketing Campaign Manager||ExactTarget Marketing Cloud|
|Emily Webber||Physician Lead, Clinical Informatics; Ped. Hospitalist||Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health|
|Judy Qiu||Assistant Professor, Computer Science||School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington|
|Katy Jenkins||Senior Technology Analyst||Apparatus|
|Louise Hughes||Solution Manager||Allegient, LLC|
|Melanie Abel||Instructor/Director of Safety||Indiana State University|
|Reetal Pai||Technical Group Leader||Dow AgroSciences, LLC|
|Sarah Klinefelter||Sr Automation Developer||Interactive Intelligence|