Meet CT’s leading women & girls in science, technology, engineering and math at the 2015 Women of Innovation® Awards!

Women Of Innovation®

Women Of Innovation®

The Women of Innovation® awards gala recognizes women accomplished in science, technology, engineering, math and those who are involved in their community. This awards event is a time for like-minded, successful women to get together and celebrate their accomplishments.

We are excited to honor another group of Connecticut’s outstanding women in the following areas:
Science - Engineering - Technology – Research - Information Technology - Small & Large Business Entrepreneurship - Analytics - Academia -Mathematics – Community Involvement

 

Meet the 2015 Women of Innovation | 2015 Women of Innovation Press Release

 

 

2015 Women of Innovation Keynote Speaker:

Cecilia K. McKenney, Executive Vice President of Frontier Secure and Administration, Frontier Communications

McKenney is a member of The Leadership Council of Franklin & Marshall College and a member of the Board of Directors of The Child Care Council of Westchester County, Inc.  On May 15, 2014, she was honored with the HR Leader Award in the Large Company category at the 2014 Fairfield County HR People of the Year Awards. The awards are given each year by The Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management to recognize individuals whose performance and contributions have significantly benefited their organizations, the Human Resources profession and the community. Click here to learn more.

 

Learn more about the award category’s and previous winners (2005-2014): woi home page image

Youth Innovation and Leadership
Collegian Innovation and Leadership
Community Innovation and Leadership
Research Innovation and Leadership
Academic Innovation and Leadership
Entrepreneurial Innovation and Leadership
Small Business Innovation and Leadership
Large Business Innovation and Leadership


2014 Event Program

Award Winners By Year

Button-Small-2014 Button-Small-2013 Button-Small-2012
 1Button-Small-2011 Button-Small-2010  Button-Small-2009

 

View the 2014 Women of Innovation Press Kit


Women of Innovation are Game Changers

“These women have broken through the glass ceiling. And not only have they broken through it — they are keeping it open for other women to come through.” - Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman. Listen to the full interview.


The 2015 Planning Committee

Committee Members

  • Beth Alquist, Day Pitney LLP
  • Lucy Brakoniecki, Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund
  • Susan Brown, Maura-Sheridan Science, Technology and Communications School
  • Teresa Carleton, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
  • Michele Dischino, Central Connecticut State University
  • Christine Gemelli, Connecticut Innovations
  • Maria Gigliotti, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Eileen Hasson, The Computer Company
  • Cathy Intravia, Shipman & Goodwin LLP
  • Dr. Jacqueline Jones, Covidien
  • Jennifer Kowalksi, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation
  • Cindy Lang, Connecticut Technology Council
  • Mary Norris, Wiggin and Dana LLP
  • Glennis Orloff, i-Health
  • Paige Rasid, Connecticut Technology Council
  • Tracy Romano, Mystic Aquarium
  • Stacie Ropka, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
  • Vanessa Rubano, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation
  • Ellyn Savard, Girl Scouts of Connecticut
  • Sondra Schneider, Security University
  • Luke Weinstein, Entrepreneur and Mentor
  • Stephanie Wheeler, Datto Inc.

Event Details

Event Date
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Event Time
5:00pm - 9:00pm

Event Location
Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, CT

Contact Information
e: info@ct.org

Presenting Sponsors

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
  • Covidien
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • United Technologies Corporation

Supporting Sponsors

  • AT&T
  • Frontier
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Priceline

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