February 26, 2016

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Lisa Doerner



Digital Rochester's Technology Woman of the Year
Nominations Now Open
Rochester, NY - Digital Rochester is seeking nominations for the Technology Woman of the Year Award. The award is designed to recognize, celebrate, and make visible the achievements of women in high technology fields. Through this award, women who work in these professions are encouraged to stay in the Greater Rochester area, mentor young women, and contribute to the economic growth of the region. Nominations are being accepted through March 12, 2016.

Eligible nominees include women:
  • Whose profession is in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field
  • Who have a minimum of three years experience in a leadership role
  • Who work within the Greater Rochester metropolitan area (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, and Wayne counties)
  • Who are from the corporate sector, vendors, not-for-profits, government, or educational institutions

The recipient will be selected based on:
  • Impact to the technology profession
  • Sustained contributions to the field including success promoting or implementing technology
  • Contributions advancing the status, opportunities, and employment for women in the technology profession
  • Community service

The award breakfast will take place Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 a.m. at Casa Larga Vineyards. To nominate or register for the event go to



About Digital Rochester


Digital Rochester was founded in 2000 and is made up of professionals and companies working together to strengthen the Greater Rochester Area's technology business community. DR events and community services include a wide array of educational and networking activities designed to support the growth and success of the Rochester business community. 


In 2010, the organization grew with the inclusion of the Association for Women in Computing (AWC) and eBusiness Association (eBA). In 2012, DR entered into a strategic alliance with Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE). This alliance enhances DR's ability to support the Greater Rochester Region's business community.

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