MCWT Seeks Nominations for Leading Women in IT

DETROIT – The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation is seeking nominations for its inaugural MCWT Woman of the Year in Technology award, to be presented at the organization’s Signature Gala Nov. 5 at Motor City Casino’s Sound Board theater.

The nonprofit organization will recognize a woman in Michigan leading or driving change for women in information technology careers or fields of study.

“MCWT’s vision is to make Michigan the No. 1 state for women in IT, and we have a tremendous amount of talent in our community working toward that future,” said Cindy Warner, president of the MCWT Foundation. “This award is to highlight those change-makers and the significant impact they’ve had in encouraging and advancing women in IT.”

To qualify, a nominee must be a woman in Michigan who embodies MCWT’s mission of inspiring and growing women in technology. This person leads or has led significant positive change for women working, teaching or studying IT and computer-related careers and fields of study.

Recipients do not need to be members of MCWT to win. Nomination forms are available on MCWT’s website; all submissions must be emailed to by Sept. 27. There is no fee to submit. Nominations may be made by the nominee or by someone else on their behalf.

For more information about the nonprofit’s vision to make Michigan the No. 1 state for women in technology, visit

The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation supports Michigan’s female IT workforce, students, corporate partners, schools and the overall community with programming, scholarships, networking, learning, mentoring, and technology experiences.

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