WWCode Announces Winners of the Applaud Her Awards: 100 Technologists to Watch

WWCode Announces Winners of the Applaud Her Awards: 100 Technologists to Watch

Written by WWCode HQ

Press Release

World’s Largest Women in Tech Community Recognizes 100 Technologists For Their Leadership, Accomplishments, and Contributions to the Industry 

ATLANTA – MARCH 28TH, 2023  —  Women Who Code (WWCode), the largest and most active community supporting diverse women in technology, is proud to announce the winners of the Applaud Her Awards: 100 Technologists to Watch. This list honors the accomplishments and impact of diverse women in the industry and consists of technologists, innovators, and leaders worldwide working in various technical fields.

Nominations for the Applaud Her Awards: 100 Technologists to Watch opened on January 20th and closed on February 28th, with the winners being announced on March 28th. Applications were considered by a committee of 12 tech industry leaders. The winners include diverse women from countries worldwide working in various fields, including Aerospace, Fintech, Data Science, DEI, and Environment. They range from CEOs, CTOs, and Founders, to mid and entry-level technologists that have accomplished incredible things. See the complete list here and below.

“There are so many diverse technologists who are doing incredible things, innovating, building, and creating the future every day,” said Alaina Percival, CEO and Co-Founder of Women Who Code. “These awards are a way to celebrate that, to highlight the roles we are in and to inspire others to be and become leaders in this field.”

In addition to the 100 Technologists to Watch, Women Who Code will also recognize twelve individuals with specific awards, including Global Impact Award, Empowering Tech for Social Good, Outstanding Executive in Tech Award, Emerging Technologist Award, WWCode Mentorship Award, Leading Change Award, Excellence in Engineering Award, WWCode Founders Award, Inspiring Innovation Award, and two WWCode Mission Awards. Seven individuals will also be given an Applaud Her Award for individual fields.

All of the winners of the Applaud Her Awards: 100 Technologists to Watch were announced on March 28th and will be celebrated through the following ten weeks across the Women Who Code communications channels, including social, blog, podcast, and video. Winners will also receive digital certificates and awards packages from Women Who Code.

The first Women Who Code Applaud Her Awards were held in 2014, where six individuals were honored for their accomplishments in the industry. Since then, it has grown to be an essential part of Women Who Code’s mission as a platform to elevate the work of women from underrepresented groups in the industry and change the public perception of tech.

Applaud Her: 100 Technologists to Watch Award Winners

Fatima Hasan Yasir Hannah Lovelace Irina Kamalova Maggie Yun Sara Inés Calderón
Sarah Igho Omoike Venika Gaur Ada Nduka Oyom Narmada Nannaka Shrishti Vaish
Soleil Acree Veni Kunche Yvette Edwards Dize Hacioglu Florence Eghwrudje
Georgia Bullen Sapphire Duffy Shanna Gregory Stephanie Rideout Anjali Menon
Danica Marsden Deidra Artis Phyall Hope Goins Jessica Engström Laura Bell Main
Zinet Kemal Ann Barcomb Isabella Hoesch Janet Shih Henretty Yvonne Grzenkowicz
Nyamekye Wilson Christina Asquith Lisa Carpenter Mamonaheng Koenane Maria Jimenez
Nancy Salazar Viviana Acquaviva Eliza Sarobhasa Josie Daw Kanchana Vivek
Sunitha Patel Fereshteh Morgan Heather E Williams Jordon Miller Stephanie Lamont
Ashmi Banerjee Ioana Bica Irina Preda Mutale Nkonde Shreeya Dhakal
Bhavya Batra Dilafruz Shamsieva Grisel Ancona Karlin Kappala Nadia Ujovich
Rachel Gillum Sai K Honig Sreyoshi Bhaduri Tracey Grace Yetunde Dada
Antonella De Caro Janna Pruiett Priyanka Vergadia Ranjita Ghose ToAnh Tran
Clare Lim Min Dongmei An Sasikala Jayalekshmi Shubhi Asthana Valerie Knafo
Gloria Dwomoh Grishma Jena Rashmi Muralidharan  Shannon Stewart Sneja shah
 Madona Wambua Navati Jain Stacy Devino  Vui Nguyen Amarachi Amaechi
Beryl Baldwin Dee Tuck Faith K Pueneh Luz De León  Oluchi Enebeli
Teuila Mau Anita Jindal Divya Mohan Ouafa BENTERKI Sabrina Vega
AmyJune Hineline  Emily Egan Namrata Mayanil Natalie Gil Ruth Ikegah
Zamzam Farzamipooya Neethu Elizabeth Simon Małgorzata Rita Łyczywek Nia Darville Stokes-Hicks
Andrea Monserrat Arredondo Rodriguez

About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit that empowers diverse women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a world where diverse women and historically excluded people thrive at every level. The organization has produced more than 16,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 343,000, and delivers programming to members 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