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Women Tech Council Awards

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Women Tech Council Awards

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Women Tech Council Awards
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12509/7142648?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Tue, 24 Oct 2017 17:41:42 +0000 Women Tech Council Awards Women Tech Council Awards http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12509/7142648?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KTVX ABC 4 Salt Lake City welcome back everybody to midday. sitting next to sydney now the president women's tech counsel. and hopefully you've watching midday. noticing that we do this, we do tech innovator series and talking about the women that are incredible in our state. the entrepreneurs that have had these ideas and have made them thriving businesses. we've had several which these women. and now there is an awards program that is going to recognize them and has been recognizing them. and the big event is coming up on friday. it is. our tenth year. which really >> congratulations. that. >> thank you. what i love about ardz was we talk often about entrepreneurs and all economic impact they have and tools they need for success here. this is program that lets us get to celebrate all this economic impact of women especially in technology sector. all right so awards program, what do you mean by that? we're looking lot of people that winning awards this friday. >> that's right. so we wanted to create platform that allowed for visibility for women. because we recognize that when you create visibility you inspire the next generation. you create role models. you create different trajectories for women. in technology dwight often times unless you're really leading company you don't get at opportunity to have visibility. right we've had great women like rocket scientists that the first female graduate from computer science from byu. these women who have head much meaningful impact on innovation, that they deserve their recognition. other thing this all data today tells fuss you have women in senior progression and on boards, those companies out perform in revenue and profits. they are more successful. they are more successful because of diverse team of thought. so that's what it means for our tate. exactly. it has significant economic impact. more than 50 percent of our population are working population are women. and so, we need those women in these roles. leading our companies because they have an impact. i have daughters. i have daughters. they look to these bem women and say you're right. i can do that. when they see them they know that. so we give an award to student every year. that's in midst of this college career. every year the deans and their parents come us to and say, this award altered trajectory of their life. they felt like they could stay and they could do it. all right so that's what it means for students. what does it mean for entrepreneurs to get an award? what we see from these women is their first time for lot of them for this recognition. within 6 to nine months every majority of them have new opportunity for inn front of them something that was never going to be presented before. they get into leadership positions. sxe get into executive positions. and they just have these opportunities which means in turn they are hiring more people. they are creating more impact in their community. they are just more strongly representing what's going on. and everyone in even connected to that we actually created in partnership with leonardo an exhibit recognizing all 170 women. you go to leonardo you can actually see this exhibit that recognizes all of the women, who is ever been recognized. it gives us this mras form to then go in and see what they are doing. what their stories are where they come from and really understand, the impact that they are making to our economy. which really important. so it's been ten years. that's what i was going to ask you what changes have you seen have you impressed and excited with what women are doing in our state? i'm so impressed. ten years ago we created the platform because we knew there was a need. and every year i'm amazed there are ten, there are almost 100 new women that get nominated every year. over ten years that phenomenon mall. what you see more and more we recognize them more and more moving into senior position more and more the companies cultures are changing to make sure we move these women into those senior leadership and entrepreneurial roles. what inspiring next generation to make difference. i'm so excited i've asked to host the event. it is coming up grand america. it is this friday. from noon until 2. now this there is an event going on before that that they are still a couple tickets left. that's right. so cats ce ochl oracle she's our keynote. she's going to do conversation with senator hatch before the awards that is open to public from 10:30 to 11:30. if you hit women tech council.org register and get a ticket and come. she will be very inspiring about what she sees and her strategy for both career development and technology perspective. i'm excited to meet her. she's awesome. all right. that's website everybody go to ours and we'll lining you the women tech awards

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