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The Women Tech Council has presented top awards to seven Utah women who it says are driving innovation, leading technology companies and contributing to their community.
Award recipients are:
Academic Excellence • Dolly Holt, University of Utah
Leadership Excellence • Joy De Lisster, Alliant Tech Systems
Technology Excellence • Sheh Bertram, Zions Bancorp
Trailblazer • Alison Wistner, Mercato Partners
Professional Excellence • Heather Deason Zynczak, Domo
Outstanding Entrepreneur • Jeanette Haren, Truenorthlogic
Educational Excellence • Susan L. Thackeray, Utah Valley University
Cydni Tetro, executive director of the WTC, said the award recipients "represent the tremendous women technology leaders who lead the way in the tech community."
In addition, the Women Tech Council presented its Impact Award to Josh James, who is best known as the founder of Omniture, which was taken over by Adobe. He now heads a new company, Domo.
The Women Tech Council was founded in 2007 and serves as an advocate for women who currently are working for technology companies and for those who may work with technology for businesses in other market sectors.