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Cloud Girls Rising: Women to Watch Awards

The Cloud Girls Rising: Women to Watch Awards were initiated in 2015 to recognize women who have demonstrated innovation, solution-orientation and thought leadership in the cloud space.

“The Cloud Girl Rising Award was created to inspire more thought leadership and forward movement by women involved in cloud,” said Cloud Girls Founder Jo Peterson. “We want to honor women who have made a difference in the space while encouraging more women to step forward and join the conversation.”

Awards are given in two categories:

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

The Latest News About Cloud Girls Awards

 

Meet Cloud Girls Rising Star Award Winner MeiLee

MeiLee Langley,  Senior Director of Channel Marketing at Nextiva, was recognized by  Cloud Girls, in collaboration with the Alliance of Channel Women, as a Rising Star in the fifth annual Cloud Girls Rising “Women to Watch” awards announced in May of 2020. The Cloud...

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Meet Cloud Girls Rising Star Award Winner Michelle Ruyle

Michelle Ruyle, Vice President of Digital Transformation for Intelisys, a ScanSource company. was recognized by  Cloud Girls, in collaboration with the Alliance of Channel Women, as a Trailblazer in the fifth annual Cloud Girls Rising “Women to Watch” awards announced in May of 2020.

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Meet Cloud Girls Rising Star Award Winner Jacki Drexler

Jacki Drexler, Global Account Representative for AWS, was recognized by  Cloud Girls, in collaboration with the Alliance of Channel Women, as a Rising Star in the fifth annual Cloud Girls Rising “Women to Watch” awards announced in May of 2020. The Cloud Girl Rising...

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Meet Cloud Girls Rising Star Award Winner Heather Campbell

Heather Campbell, Chief Experience Officer, ARG, Inc. was recognized by  Cloud Girls, in collaboration with the Alliance of Channel Women, as a Trailblazer in the fifth annual Cloud Girls Rising “Women to Watch” awards announced in May of 2020. The Cloud Girl Rising...

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Meet Cloud Girls Rising Star Award Winner Melanie Sunahara

Melanie Sunahara, National Channel Director for TierPoint, was honored as a 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. 

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Meet Cloud Girls Trailblazer Award Winner Lorraine Bassett

The Cloud Girl Rising award was created to honor women in the telecom and IT channel 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. Bassett was honored as a Trailblazer, a...

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Our Hall of Fame

Winners of the Cloud Girls Rising Women to Watch Awards are shining examples of women in tech who are taking the lead in driving cloud solutions at their companies, in the channel community and within the tech industry. We’re pleased to introduce you to our past winners.

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