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There is a group called Women In Technology -- to be honest, I'm not sure if they are a Washington group, or they just have an active Washington organization.

Anyway, I saw this in the SJMN:

Three Bay Area professionals -- an engineer, an executive and a professor -- were honored Tuesday evening as ``Women of Vision'' by the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology.

The honorees of the inaugural awards are: Radia Perlman, senior engineer at Sun Microsystems; Janie Tsao, senior vice president of worldwide sales, marketing and business development at Cisco Systems; and Pamela Samuelson, professor of law and information management at the University of California-Berkeley.


We did a story earlier this year looking at women in the federal IT community -- and they are a very important part, of course. Just look at the person who is essentially the federal government's CIO, Karen Evans. But it has been a profession that has been largely dominated by men. So it was nice to see these three women recognized.

Congrats to them!

Posted by Christopher Dorobek on Oct 19, 2005 at 12:15 PM


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