About Us

We are working hard in strengthening the pipeline of Women in Technology

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DFW Alliance of Technology and Women

DFW*ATW is a vital non-profit organization committed to increasing the number of women in leadership and strengthening the pipeline of girls entering technology fields.

Our members are women and men who support women and girls in technology

Our Values Include

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Inclusive

Through membership, community outreach and elevating underrepresented groups

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Inspirational

Through role models, mentoring, sponsorship and advocacy

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Innovative

Through creativity, recognition and education

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Influential

Through empowerment, coaching, leadership, networking and support


Leadership Team

Executive Board of Directors

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Shanthi Rajaram

President

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Aries Webb-Williams

Vice President

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Valerie M. Davis

Treasurer

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Satvinder Kaur

Secretary


Board of Directors

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Lisa Jordan

Membership Committee

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Dr. Patricia Connolly

Partnerships

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Paula Phillips

Marketing

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Jeanie Anirudhan

Director, Programs

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Mani Jonnalagadda

Recognition and Advocacy

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Kavitha Ramesh

Director, Operations

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Suzanne Mallette

GREATMINDS ™


Co-Chairs

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Shoba Krishnamurthy

Membership Co-Chair

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Sabrina Chesney

Partnership Co-Chair

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Kathy Andrews

Programs Co-Chair

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Kristen Darby

Professional Development

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Nicole Sims

Recognition and Advocacy

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Mansi Despande

GREATMINDSTM Co-Chair

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Teresa Henderickson

GREATMINDSTM Co-Chair


Special Projects Committee

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Tamara Bassam

Special Projects

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Andrea Sharpless

Special Projects

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Diana Sparacin

Special Projects


Recognition

Awards that DFW*ATW supports

DFW*ATW has nominated over 30 women for various technology awards with more than a dozen winners.

DFW*ATW is proud to have nominated dozens of women in leadership for this prestigious award over the past several years. Please contact us if you know of an outstanding woman in technology that you would like to have see recognized int this outstanding annual awards program. Nominations typically occur between February & April and the awards program is in May. We would love to assist you in helping advocate in the recognition of our female technology leaders!

InnoTech

  • InnoTech IT Executive of the Year – nominations start in December with awards in April (men and women),
  • InnoTech Lifetime Achievement Award for a Woman in Technology
  • DFW*ATW takes suggestions for nominations and makes award, no formal nomination process.
  • Historically goes to a women that has been active in the DFW*ATW organization.

Tech Titans

  • Nomination open in January – May, award in August
  • CIO of the Year – Tech Titans (Men and Women)
  • Technology Adopter – a company award for a non tech co that does something cool with technology
  • Innovator – (men and women)
  • Other Tech Titans – There are more than a dozen categories (men and women)

Dallas Business Journal Awards

  • Forms will be posted when awards are posted.

Dallas Business Journal (DBJ) North Texas Women in Business Award

  • Summer time frame for nomination and winners

The Annual DBJ North Texas Women in Technology Awards

  • The Dallas Business Journal (DBJ) looks for women that are mavericks when it comes to technology and innovation, forging the way for both women and future tech leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth for the DBJ Women in Technology Awards.

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DFW*ATW is a vital non-profit organization committed to increasing the number of women in leadership and strengthening the pipeline of girls entering technology fields. Our members are women and men who support women and girls in technology.

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