Women in Cloud Announces the 2022 #empowHERaccess Award Winners

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  • (1888PressRelease) July 19, 2022 - As part of the third annual #empowHERaccess campaign, Women in Cloud recognizes women technology leaders, entrepreneurs and allies for their commitments to creating a more equitable and inclusive Cloud ecosystem.

    The #empowHERaccess Awards celebrate the achievements of five individuals who are fostering change across the tech through leadership, mentorship, investment and supplier diversity.

    “The empowHERaccess awards are a unique opportunity for women tech professionals to recognize those who have created access for them”, says Chaitra Vedullapalli, President of Women in Cloud, “and to celebrate the collective impact Women in Cloud’s partners and community have made in our collective goal of creating $1B in economic access for women tech entrepreneurs.”

    The #empowHERaccess Award Winners for 2022:
    Women in Technology Outstanding Leadership Award: Elif Tutuk - VP, Innovation & Design, Qlik

    Digital Transformation Project of the Year: Beth White - Founder & CEO, MeBeBot

    Supplier of the Year: Gena Goh - Senior Strategy Lead, Channel Inclusion & Impact, Microsoft

    Advisor of the Year: Ashley Miller - Managing Director, Accenture

    Investor of the Year: Neal Dempsey - Managing Partner, Bay Partners

    Winners were announced in a virtual awards ceremony on July 14, 2022 at #WICxInspire. The #empowHERaccess Awards will return in for the third year in 2023, with nominations set to open in the Spring of 2022. To learn more about the #empowHERaccess awards and 2022 winners, please visit:

    The #empowHERaccess Awards are part of Women in Cloud’s annual #empowHERaccess campaign, a digital advocacy campaign to initiate greater economic access for women in technology. The campaign aims to empower the women and allies we serve by igniting equitable economic access, building a connected and inclusive community, and shaping a sustainable future of technology through policy-driven industry excellence that inspires purpose-driven leadership.

    About Women in Cloud
    Women in Cloud is a community-led economic development organization taking collective action to generate $1B in new net economic access for women entrepreneurs and professionals by 2030 through global partnerships with corporations, community leaders, and policy makers. All of which are united by the ESG and UN Sustainable Development Goals that are driven by job creation, diversity and inclusion, technology innovation and sustainability, giving women and allies a powerful platform to accelerate as industry leaders.

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