March 28, 2013

Media Contact:

Lisa Doerner



Digital Rochester Congratulates Nominees
for 2013 Technology Woman of the Year Award

Rochester, NY - Digital Rochester has announced 10 nominees for the 2013 Technology Woman of the Year Award. The award will be presented on April 25, 2013 at Casa Larga Vineyards. This event, sponsored by Entre Computer Services, is designed to recognize, celebrate, and make visible the achievements of women in high technology fields. 


The nominees:


Amy Carey, Director of Customer Services, Veramark


Amy Castronova, President & CEO, Novatek Communications


Anna Hadnagy, CIO, GradFly


Holly Holevinski, Professor, Engineering Technologies, Monroe Community College


Jean Kase, Executive Director, The Entrepreneurs Network 


Dr. Santosh Kurinec, Professor of  Microelectronic Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology


Beth LaRocca, Director of IT, Harter Secrest


Diana Nole, President of Digital Medical Solutions, Carestream Health


Marcia Olson, President & CEO, AviSmart Technologies


Amy Rigatti, Optical Manufacturing Group Leader, University of Rochester


Technology Woman of the Year is awarded based on three evaluation criteria: sustained contributions to the technology profession, contributions advancing the status and opportunities for women in technology and contributions to the community.


The Technology Woman of the Year awards breakfast begins at 7:30am on April 25 at Casa Larga Vineyards, 2287 Turk Hill Road, Fairport. Tickets are $45 for all levels of Digital Rochester supporting membership, $50 for non-members and guests. Tickets and event details are available on the event registration webpage. For more information, please call Lisa Doerner, Executive Director, Digital Rochester (585) 330-9797 or visit



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