2010: Archive Women of Vision 2010
The Women of Vision Awards Banquet, 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.
This event was held on MAY 12, 2010
6:00 ~ Networking Reception
7:00 sharp – 9:30 pm ~ Dinner Banquet
Mission City Ballroom – adjacent to the Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
The winner’s videos are posted on ABI’s YouTube Channel. Speeches and the Keynote will be added soon.
See the Event Program.
Get Directions. Parking is free! Enter at the intersection of Great America Parkway and Bunker Hill Lane, follow signs to Convention Center Parking.
Attire: Business Formal (suits and dresses are common)
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is conveniently located adjacent to the event. Book your room online at a special rate.
We are proud to announce the 2010 Women of Vision Award Winners:
KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND MASTER OF CEREMONIES
We are honored to have Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, as the Keynote Speaker. The Master of Ceremonies will be Sal Pizarro, Around Town columnist for the San Jose Mercury News. Read more.
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
Please direct questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Table sponsorship (seats 10) for your employees/colleagues/guests, donate a table to students, or purchase tickets:
$3,000 ~ Regular Table Rate ends April 30, 2010 – expired
$300 ~ Regular Ticket Rate ends April 30, 2010 – expired
$2,750 ~ Early Bird Table Rate ends January 28, 2010 - expired Feb. 12
$275 ~ Early Bird Ticket Rate ends January 28, 2010 - expired Feb. 12
Seating will be assigned in order of registration.
ABI Advisory Board, Amazon, James Beck, CA, Caltech, eBay, First Republic Bank, Harvey Mudd College, HP, IBM, Intuit, Leah Jamieson, JDSU, Lam Research Corp, Mayfield, Microsoft, Mozilla, Oracle Women’s Leadership, Raytheon, Salesforce.com, Pamela Samuelson, Santa Clara University, SmartForest Ventures, Bill Unger, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, Xilinx, Yahoo, and more.
SHARE THE VISION
Several of our generous sponsors are underwriting 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 local college student and would like to get on the guest list, please contact Rachelle Siskin.
Innovation recognizes a woman who has contributed significantly to technology innovation. The innovation might be creating unusual and important technology or approaching developing technology in a significantly new and innovative way, such as by bringing diverse people and experiences together in the technology creation process.
Social Impact recognizes a woman who developed or applied technology with a significant impact on society and/or the community. These people are creating or employing technologies that are changing our world in positive ways.
Leadership recognizes a woman who has led an important technology development or innovation, made a significant contribution to the technology industry, and someone who inspires others.
Please note that neither the members of the Board of Trustees nor any member of the staff of the Anita Borg Institute are eligible for nomination.
Kelli Crane, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Thomson Reuters
Kristian (Kris) Halvorsen, Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President, Intuit
Neerja Raman, Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Media X at Stanford University
Werner Vogels, Chief Technology Officer & Vice President, Amazon
Telle Whitney, President & CEO, Anita Borg Institute