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Cloud Girls, Women in the Channel Seek Nominations for 3rd Annual ‘Women to Watch’ Awards

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PRESS RELEASE — Cloud Girls and Women in the Channel are excited to join forces to present the third annual Cloud Girls Rising Award, Women to Watch, on April 19, 2018, at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas.

We’re honoring and recognizing women who have demonstrated innovation, solution-orientation and thought leadership in the cloud space in 2017.

Cloud Girls logoWomen in the Channel logoCloud services is a very broad category which encompasses many IT resources provided over the internet. We recognize that there are a vast number of products, tools and technologies which fall into this category. Our goal is to be inclusive in our definition of cloud services.

If you or your nominee is in a sales, marketing or engineering role for an agent, VAR, MSP or service provider and meets that description, we’d like to hear from you. We encourage self-nomination.

All applications must be submitted by Feb. 16, 2018.

“The Cloud Girls Rising award was created to honor women in the service-provider, cloud-provider and agent community who have shown leadership and innovation in the emerging cloud space, as well as to inspire more women to step forward and follow their example,” says Jo Peterson, vice president of cloud services, Clarify360.

We’ll honor two winners:

  • Trailblazer: A seasoned female technology veteran who is paving the way for her organization, customers and industry in advancing cloud and next-generation technology solutions.
  • Rising Star: A female up-and-comer in the cloud community who has shown initiative in advancing cloud and next-generation technology solutions for her organization, customers and the industry.

We’re accepting submissions from the partner community now. Or click here for more information.

About Cloud Girls
Founded in 2011, Cloud Girls unites female thought leaders across technologies to continually educate, inspire, give back and advance the conversation amongst industry vets as well as the next generation of women in tech.  We believe that when you encourage and empower women across technologies, the conversation elevates. The Cloud Girls vision is to provide technology thought leadership while fostering the next wave of women in tech.   While we strive to reach forward, we also want to give back. Charitable Giving that enriches and impacts women is a strongly held core value and an integral part of our organizational fabric.

About Women in the Channel (WiC)
Established in 2010, Women in the Channel is a grassroots organization made up of women who are in leadership, ownership and revenue-generating roles in the indirect sales channel of the telecommunications industry. Month after month, these women are responsible for generating sales for their companies and creating wealth for their families. WiC members are wives and mothers and sisters, and a high percentage of us are the main breadwinners in our families. WiC brings together this group because, in an industry that is growing, expanding and changing, the number of women at such levels is not matching that growth. To learn more and to become a member, please visit their website.


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