Honoring the 2021 Top 50 Women in Tech at the National Diversity & Leadership Conference

Apr 15, 2021 11:10 AM ET
Press Release

HOUSTON, April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - DiversityFirstTM is recognizing the 2021 Top 50 Women in Tech at the 17th Annual National Diversity and Leadership Conference virtually on April 21-22 and April 28-29. Award winners have been selected from organizations across the country and represent various industries such as healthcare, technology, and entertainment.

“As diversity, equity, and inclusion are finally being seen and acknowledged as serious, pressing matters of discussion, we are delighted to honor and recognize those who have been tirelessly championing belonging and allyship - even before the topic was on the forefront of Americans’ minds. We thank you, our top Women in Tech, for your work and commitment, and we look forward to witnessing all that you’ll accomplish, all the leaders that you’ll develop, and the impact you’ll leave behind in the DEI sphere.” says National Diversity Council founder Dennis Kennedy.

The Top 50 Women in Tech Award honors tech professionals who are changemakers in the area of diversity and inclusion. These individuals possess the highest commitment to growth and the advancement of an inclusive community. This award honors leaders who are advancing the tech field in meaningful and changing ways within society at-large.

To see the full list of the 2021 awardees please visit; http://top50tech.org/2021/

About The National Diversity & Leadership Conference

With thousands of attendees, the 2021 National Diversity & Leadership Conference remains one of the largest diversity conferences in the nation. Offering extraordinary networking opportunities, professional development, and critical conversations surrounding diversity and inclusion, attendees are able to curate their experience for optimal learning and growth. This year’s conference will take place virtually on April 21-22 and 28-29. More information about the Diversity & Leadership Conference is available at http://nationaldiversityconference.com/2021/

2021 Awardees

Aletha Noonan

SVP in PPM/Executive Committee Member, CDW

Amy Bunszel

Executive Vice President of Architecture, Engineering and Construction Design Solutions, Autodesk

Annie S. Goldman

Data and Architecture Officer, US, HSBC

Aparna Srinivasan

IBM Software Labs, Software Developer

Arlene Espinal

VP, Analytics | Automation | Artificial Intelligence (A3) Innovation & Capabilities Office (ICO), Mantech International Corporation

Arungalai Anbarasu

Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Waygate Technologies- a Baker Hughes Company

Bobbi Moore

Chief Financial Officer, Elite Discovery

Carol Juel

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Synchrony

Catherine Lacour

Chief Marketing Officer, Blackbaud

Chandy Ghosh

Chief Operating Officer & GM, Emergency Services, Inteliquent

Clara Angotti

President, Next Pathway

Deb Barrett

VP & Chief Compliance Officer, Qualcomm

Deena Piquion

Vice President and General Manager, Xerox

Hannah Deason

Managing Director of Operations​, Caxy Interactive

Heidi Lorenzen

Senior Vice President of Marketing, Accela

Heidi Spirgi

Chief Strategy and Growth Officer, Cornerstone

India Boulton

SVP, Legal Affairs, T-Mobile

Jane Connell

SVP & CIO, State Street

Janet Chess

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, IBM

Jaya Rao

CEO & Co-Founder, Molekule

Kaniz Mahdi

Vice President of Advanced Technologies, VMware

Katy Brown

VP Enterprise Sales, West Region, Microsoft

Kerri-Lynn Primmer Morris

CTO, Microsoft

Kim Loy

Lakshimi Duraivenkatesh

Vice President, Ebay    

LaShonda Anderson-Williams

SVP of Pharma, Life Sciences Industry Team at Salesforce.

Lauren Cooks Levitan

Chief Financial Officer, Faire

Lisa Pope

Executive VP of the Americas, Epicor

Lori Cornmesser

VP Global Channel Sales, Cycognito

Marie Hattar

Chief Marketing Officer, Keysight Technologies

Marjorie Dickman

Chief Government Affairs & Public Policy Officer, Blackberry

Mary Ann Rose

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Unitas Global

Melissa Massa

Vice President of Cloud Service Provider Sales, Lenovo

Mojgan Lefebvre

Chief Technology & Operations Officer, Travelers

Monique Picou

Global Executive: Product, Tech Strategy, & Server Operations, Google

Nancy Saltzman

SVP, General Counsel, Logicalis, Inc.

Noorie Malik

Vice President, User Operations, Yelp

Olivia Khalili

VP, Global Social Impact & Philanthropy, PagerDuty

Potoula Chresomales

SVP of Product Management, Skillsoft

Rachael Jones

Senior Vice President, Performance Analytics and Quality, Cotiviti

Rachana Kumar

VP, Engineering and Managing Director, Mexico

Renata Caine

SVP, International, Strategy & Planning, Marqeta, Inc.

Rubyna Zito

VP, Technology Operations and Services, FINRA

Sherice Torres

VP Of Marketing, F2 (Facebook financial), Facebook

Soumya Seetharam

Vice President & General Manager of Information Technology, Intel Corporation

Sylvia Kang

Executive Vice President of Real Estate, Quantum Loophole

Tami Hudson

Chief Information Security Officer, Randstad

Veronica Katz

Chief Revenue Officer, Sezzle

Yun Freud

SVP Platform and Product, Equinix

Yvette Smith

Corporate Vice President, WW Support & Customer Success Programs, Microsoft

Lucy Chen

Vice President of Platform Engineering, Claris International Inc.

Nina L. Flax

Partner, Mayer Brown

Vanessa Smith

Senior Vice President, Global Go-to-Market, Servicenow

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Contact:
Alexus Christian
Communications Specialist
alexus.christian@nationaldiversitycouncil.org