Applications for Awards Honoring a Female Cloud Evangelists Will Be Accepted Through March 1

ALISA VIEJO, California – February 11, 2019 – Cloud Girls and Alliance of Channel Women  have joined forces to present the fourth annual Cloud Girls Rising Award, Women to Watch, on April 11, 2019, at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, March 1, 2019.

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

“The Cloud Girls Rising award was created to honor women in the service provider, cloud provider and channel community who have shown leadership and innovation in the emerging cloud space. Our goal is to inspire more women to step forward and follow their example,” said Cloud Girls Co-founder Jo Peterson, vice president of Cloud Services, Clarify360.

We’ll honor winners in two categories:

  • Trailblazer: A seasoned female technology industry 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. 

Women eligible for these awards are in sales, marketing or engineering roles at a channel partner organization — agent, VAR or MSP.  To apply, visit For more information, visit:

All applications must be submitted by March 1, 2019. Applications will be reviewed and scored by representatives of Cloud Girls and Alliance of Channel Women.

Winners will receive a commemorative trophy, which will be presented on the Channel Partners Studio stage at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo at 2:55 p.m. on April 11, 2019.

2019 Cloud Girls Rising Award


About Cloud Girls
Cloud Girls is vendor-neutral, not-for-profit community of female technology advocates dedicated to educating themselves, their organizations and customers about the vast and dynamic cloud ecosystem. By exploring emerging market and technical trends, advocating best practices and building community, Cloud Girls is fostering female thought leaders in next-generation technology. For more information, visit

About Alliance of Channel Women
Established in 2010, Alliance of Channel Women is a not-for-profit organization of women who are in leadership, ownership and revenue-generating roles in the indirect sales channel of the telecom and IT industry. ACW brings us together to empower and advance women’s careers and leadership roles in the technology channel. To learn more and to become a member, please visit