Women Who Code Co-Founder Alaina Percival Named Atlanta Business Chronicle Women of Influence Honoree
Awards Ceremony to be Held October 19th Recognizing Career Accomplishments, Community Contributions, and Demonstrated Leadership
ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 21, 2023 —Women Who Code (WWCode), the world’s leading nonprofit dedicated to empowering the success of diverse women in technology, is proud to announce that our CEO and Co-Founder Alaina Percival has been honored with the prestigious Women of Influence Award by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. This distinction celebrates the accomplishments of the 20 most influential business women from every industry and profession in the metro-Atlanta area.
The Women of Influence Awards, presented by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, pay tribute to individuals who have achieved significant strides in their careers, made a difference in their communities, blazed a trail for others, and left an indelible mark on the Atlanta business environment. Nominees were judged by previous Women of Influence award winners based on their professional accomplishments, community involvement and nomination strength. Alaina will join other honorees in being recognized at a ceremony on October 19th at Guardian Works in Atlanta.
“I strongly believe in the businesses and communities that make Atlanta such a vibrant place to work and live,” said Alaina Percival, CEO and Co-Founder of Women Who Code. “Being named one of Atlanta Businesses Chronicle’s Women of Influence is a profound honor, because it puts me in the company of some of the amazing entrepreneurs and individuals that have done so much to help others thrive and succeed in this city.”
Alaina is the CEO and co-Founder of Women Who Code, a nonprofit that serves 343,000 members in 147 countries, and hosts 1,900 free tech and career education events each year. Recognized as a thought leader in technology and DEI, Alaina has been published by Forbes, the Huffington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, and she has spoken at WSJ.d Live, CodeMotion Milan, Grace Hopper, Columbia University’s Social Enterprise, the United Nations, and Harvard WECode.
About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit dedicated to empowering diverse women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a tech industry where diverse women and historically excluded people thrive at every level. The organization has executed more than 17,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 343,000 in 147 countries. Help empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting WWCode. Learn more at womenwhocode.com.