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Women in Technology’s (WIT) 23rd Annual Women of the Year Awards will be held on October 8th at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia with more than 1,000 technologists in attendance. The WIT Awards Gala celebrates female visionaries, who live in the state of Georgia, of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), groundbreakers in business and remarkable leaders who make a difference in their workplace and community. WIT will also be celebrating 30 years of serving the community through STEAM education, exposure, and experiences.

WIT is proud to announce the 2022 Women of the Year Awards Title Sponsor, Cisco, and the Presenting Sponsor, Innova Solutions.

“At Cisco, we instill a conscious culture, contribute to the company’s overall performance, and advance Cisco’s purpose to Power an Inclusive Future for All,” said Jacqui Guichelaar, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Customer Experience, Asia Pacific, Japan, and Greater China. “We are also committed to our continued partnership with Women in Technology which helps bring our purpose to life, and we are incredibly proud to be the Title Sponsor for the 2022 Women of the Year Awards. We celebrate the amazing women in STEAM across the state of Georgia who are breaking ground and removing barriers to make a difference in their communities.”

“It is truly inspiring to witness the Cisco organization’s dedication to the development of future opportunities for women throughout all areas of STEAM, specifically how they have supported the WIT Single Mothers Program. We are incredibly excited to have them as our Title Sponsor for the 2022 Women of the Year Awards Gala,” said Penny Collins, WIT President and CEO.

WIT Board Member and Cisco Vice President of IT Operations, Kanyatta Walker, speaks to her dedication and involvement with Women In Technology, “I’ve had the honor and privilege to volunteer with WIT in multiple roles over the last 10 years. To me, WIT is so much more than an organization—it is an opportunity to directly shape the lives of future women in tech.”

In addition, Women In Technology is honored to have Innova Solutions, formerly ACS Solutions, as the Presenting Sponsor of the Awards Gala. “For over two decades, Innova has focused on providing innovative solutions and serving as an agent of change in the digital world. That’s why we’re proud to partner with WIT to empower the innovators of tomorrow because when women succeed, our communities and businesses are stronger,” said Raj Sardana, Chief Executive Officer of Innova Solutions

“Innova Solutions is making a measurable impact on the trajectory for girls and women in STEAM, and we are honored to partner with them as our Presenting Sponsor for the 23rd Annual WIT Awards Gala,” said Collins.

The Women of the Year Awards in STEAM Gala gathers top Georgia companies at the forefront of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) industries to recognize and announce the Women of the Year – women who demonstrate leadership and vision in business and who make a difference in our community. Additionally, we celebrate a special high school girl as the Girl of The Year, a single mom with our Single Mother of The Year Award, and for the first time this year, a WIT College Club with our Campus Club of the Year Award.

The 2022 Women of the Year Awards in STEAM Gala will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2022, starting with a VIP Reception from 5:00pm – 7:00pm and WIT Awards program from 7:45 – 9:00pm where all winners of each category will be announced.

Interested in becoming a sponsor of the WIT Awards Gala? Sponsorship opportunities are available for purchase online, visit:

Available sponsorship opportunities include:
Gold Sponsor: $12,000; Silver Sponsor: $10,000; Table Sponsor: $5,000 and more!
*Only a few exclusive sponsorship opportunities remain!

Individual and VIP Tickets to attend the event are available for purchase online, visit:

For questions about sponsorship, contact Kyle Ross at or by phone at 470-222-8413. More information can be found at:

About Cisco
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About Innova Solutions Inc.
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Atlanta (Duluth), Georgia, Innova Solutions, along with its subsidiaries, employs over 50,000 professionals worldwide and reports an annual revenue of over $2.7B. Through global delivery centers across North America, Asia, and Europe, Innova delivers strategic technology and business transformation solutions to its clients, enabling them to operate as leaders within their fields. For more information, please visit

About Women In Technology (WIT)
Women In Technology (WIT) empowers girls and women to excel in Science, Technology, Engineering, The Arts, and Math (STEAM) from the classroom to the boardroom. We do this by providing female students in middle school, high school, and college with education, exposure and experience. By sharing the stories of successful professionals across the STEAM fields, we encourage all generations of girls and women to write their future. Today, WIT has over 18,000 members in Georgia, 48,000 members worldwide and our team of more than 250 volunteers deliver professional development and networking opportunities to each of our professionals and programs at no charge to more than 3,000 students. WIT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and we are committed to making Georgia the state with the highest percentage of women in the STEAM workforce by partnering with our community to provide opportunities that champion women throughout their education and career.