2011: Archive of Women of Vision 2011
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.
MAY 19, 2011
5:30 pm Private Reception (invitation only)
6:00 pm Networking Reception
7:00 pm (sharp) – 9:30 pm Dinner Banquet
Mission City Ballroom, Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
See the Event Program
Speeches are posted on the Anita Borg Institute’s YouTube Channel.
- Award Winners
- Keynote Speaker and Master of Ceremonies
- Registration and Logistics
- Event Sponsorship
- Table Sponsors
- Share the Vision (Students)
- Award Categories
- Top Company Award
- Selection Committee
We are honored to have Anousheh Ansari, First Female Private Space Explorer & First Space Ambassador, as the Keynote Speaker. We are also thrilled to have Monica Kim, Broadcast Journalist, as the Master of Ceremonies. Read more about these amazing women.
The Women of Vision Awards Banquet is SOLD OUT!
Registration is closed. If you need to make changes to your guest list, please email Rachelle Siskin.
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. Tickets are also available.
If you anticipate having a few empty seats at your table, you will have the option of donating 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 students.
Table Pricing (seats ten people):
$3,250 ~ Early Bird Rate through February 11, 2011 – expired Feb. 25
$3,500 ~ General Rate through May 9, 2011 – SOLD OUT
Individual Ticket Pricing:
$325 ~ Early Bird Rate through February 11, 2011 – expired Feb. 25
$350 ~ General Rate through May 9, 2011 – SOLD OUT
Register by April 22 to be listed as a table sponsor in the program.
Seating will be assigned in order of registration. Please direct questions to email@example.com.
See directions. Parking is free! Enter at the intersection of Great America Parkway and Bunker Hill Lane, follow signs to Convention Center Parking.
Biltmore Hotel & Suites – BOOK ONLINE by May 17
3 miles from convention center. Includes breakfast, wifi, shuttle within 5 miles.
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara – sold out
Business Formal (suits and dresses)
Gold, Silver, and Bronze event sponsorship opportunities are available.
See the complete Benefits of Sponsorship.
We encourage you to review the report from last year’s successful event: Women of Vision Evaluation and Impact Report (2010).
Please contact Jody Mahoney with questions.
Amazon, American Express, Applied Materials Inc., Autodesk, James Beck, Brocade Communications, Information Science & Technology – Caltech, CA Technologies, eBay Inc., Judy Estrin, First Republic Bank, Friends of May Lou Jepsen, Google, Harvey Mudd College, Hewlett Packard Laboratories – Prith Banerjee, Intel, Intuit, JDS Uniphase, Leah Jamieson, Juniper Networks, Lam Research, Mayfield Fund, Mozilla, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Oracle, Salesforce.com, Santa Clara University, SAP, SmartForest Ventures LLC, Synopsys, ThoughtWorks, Bill Unger, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, Xilinx, Yahoo, and more…
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.
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.
The Anita Borg Top Company for Technical Women Award will also be presented at this year’s Women of Vision Awards. This award recognizes an organization that has demonstrated measurable results in the recruitment, retention, and advancement of technical women at all levels. For more information, visit the Anita Borg Top Company For Technical Women Award page.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CA Technologies
Dr. Ann Q. Gates
Associate Vice President of Research and Sponsored Projects, The University of Texas at El Paso
Fellow, Intel Labs