Programs: Women of Vision Awards Banquet & Top Company For Technical Women Workshop
The Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Awards, hosted by the Anita Borg Institute Board of Trustees, honors women making significant contributions to technology. One winner is selected in each category: Innovation, Leadership, and Social Impact. We also honor the Anita Borg Top Company for Technical Women award winner.
May 9, 2013
Top Company for Technical Women Workshop
Registration Opens at Noon, Great America Lobby
1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Women of Vision Awards Banquet
Registration Opens at 5:00pm, Mission City Ballroom Foyer
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm General Reception
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Private Reception (invitation only)
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner Program
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
- Award Winners
- Women of Vision Keynote Speaker and Master of Ceremonies
- Top Company for Technical Women Workshop
- Registration and Logistics
- Women of Vision Event Sponsorship Opportunities
- Women of Vision List of Table Sponsors
- Women of Vision Share the Vision (Students)
- Women of Vision Selection Committee
|Women of Vision Award Winner for Leadership: Genevieve Bell, Director, Interaction and Experience Research, Intel Labs at Intel Corporation|
|Women of Vision Award Winner for Innovation: Maja Matarić, Professor and Chan Soon-Shiong Chair in Computer Science, Neuroscience and Pediatrics, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California|
|Women of Vision Award Winner for Social Impact: Vicki Hanson, Professor of Inclusive Technologies at the University of Dundee, and Research Staff Member Emeritus from IBM Research|
|Top Company For Technical Women Award Winner: Intel|
See descriptions of the award categories.
WOMEN OF VISION KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND MASTER OF CEREMONIES
We are honored to have Diane M. Bryant, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Datacenter and Connected Systems Group (DCSG) for Intel Corporation, as the Keynote Speaker. We are also thrilled to have Chris Shipley, co-founder and CEO of Guidewire Group, as the Master of Ceremonies. Read more.
TOP COMPANY FOR TECHNICAL WOMEN WORKSHOP
For complete workshop details, please see the Top Company for Technical Women Workshop page.
REGISTRATION AND LOGISTICS
Registration is now closed .
If you need to make changes to your table guest list or registration profile, please send those changes to email@example.com.
Women of Vision Awards Banquet – You are invited to sponsor a table for your employees, colleagues, guests, or donate a table to students. Table sponsors typically include companies, schools, individuals, and all types of organizations. If you anticipate having empty seats at your table, you can donate those seats to students. The Anita Borg Institute will fill those seats on your behalf as part of our effort to “Share the Vision” with local college students. You can also donate an entire table to students.
Top Company for Technical Women Workshop - At the third annual event, participants from leading companies will engage in discussions to share their perspectives and insights on issues and proven solutions for the recruitment, retention, and advancement of technical women at all levels. The workshop will feature best practices tied to demonstrated outcomes in increasing the representation of technical women, and in their retention and advancement. The agenda will be available soon.
Women of Vision Awards Banquet Table (seats ten people)
Each table sponsorship includes one ticket to the Top Company For Technical Women Workshop
$3,400 ~ Early Bird Rate through February 14, 2013
$3,650 ~ General Rate through April 25, 2013
Register by April 25 to be listed as a table sponsor in the program.
Both Events: Women of Vision Awards Banquet and Top Company For Technical Women Workshop
$610 ~ Early Bird Rate through February 14, 2013
$660 ~ General Rate through April 25, 2013
Women of Vision Awards Banquet Only:
$340 ~ Early Bird Rate through February 14, 2013
$365 ~ General Rate through April 25, 2013
Top Company For Technical Women Workshop Only:
$270~ Early Bird Rate through February 14, 2013
$295 ~ General Rate through April 25, 2013
A 10% cancellation fee will apply through April 11, 2013 for both events. No refunds will be issued after that date.
Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See directions to the Santa Clara Convention Center. Parking is free! Enter at the intersection of Great America Parkway and Bunker Hill Lane, follow signs to Convention Center Parking.
Reservations are being accepted based on availability at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. You can book a room online or by calling (888) 421-1442 and mentioning “Women of Vision”. The group rate of $172/night has expired, but rooms are still available at the market rate. This hotel is conveniently connected to the Santa Clara Convention Center. Self parking is complimentary. Check in time is 3pm, check out time is Noon.
Business Formal (suits and dresses)
WOMEN OF VISION EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Gold, Silver, and Bronze sponsorship are available through April 12.
See the Sponsor Benefits Packages for complete details.
We encourage you to review the report from last year’s successful event: 2012 Women of Vision Evaluation and Impact Report.
Please contact Cara de Urioste with questions.
WOMEN OF VISION LIST OF TABLE SPONSORS
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
California Institute of Technology
GE Software Center
Harvey Mudd College
Leah Jamieson, Purdue
USC Viterbi School of Engineering
WOMEN OF VISION SHARE THE VISION (STUDENTS)
Several of our generous sponsors underwrite tables for college students to attend this event for free. This is a great opportunity to connect with other women in the technical community, and hear the stories of our incredible award winners. If you are a college student and would like to attend this event, please contact Rachelle Siskin and request to be added to the guest list.
All college students in attendance will be automatically put into a raffle drawing, and the winners will be announced during dinner. Two students will receive free registration for the 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Please note: travel funds are not included, and high school students are not eligible. You must be present at the Women of Vision Awards Banquet to claim the prize.
WOMEN OF VISION SELECTION COMMITTEE
Mary Lou Jepsen, Ph.D., CEO, Pixel Qi – Committee Chair
Sarita Adve, Professor of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Krista Claude, SVP and Global Head, Technology Site Strategy, Thomson Reuters
Barbara Holzapfel, Managing Director, SAP Labs
Angela Tucci, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Symantec