VIP Announces Winners for 2023 Women in Technology Scholarship

For the 17th year in a row, Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) has awarded this year’s Women in Technology scholarship to 12 young women pursuing careers in computer science, information management, and other IT-related fields.

This year’s recipients were chosen from a competitive pool of more than 120 applications and were evaluated on numerous factors including academic performance, extracurricular activities, and an essay.

The Recipients of the 2023 Women in Technology Scholarship are:
Cheyenne Trujillo – Westminster, CO
Riya Addula – Flower Mound, TX
Kaitlyn Harrington – Ambler, PA
Julie Kim – N. Buffalo Grove, IL
Melina Sarion – Columbus, NJ
Shreeja Kikkisetti – Chantilly, VA
Sofie Douglass – Ellicott City, MD
Kenenawit (Katie) Teklu – Phoenix, AZ
Celeste Irwin – Kettering, OH
Jamie Tan – San Jose, CA
Diana Akhmedova – Staten Island, NY
Teresa Picconatto – Washington, DC

“Investing in the education of women for technology careers is a transformative step towards a more inclusive industry,” said Jonna Ward, CEO of VIP. “By equipping women with the knowledge and skills to excel in the digital age, we empower them to shape the technological landscape, drive innovation, and break through barriers. When women thrive in technology, the entire industry thrives, unlocking untapped potential and fostering a future where equality and advancements go hand in hand.”

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Published On: June 22, 2023
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