2017 PDXWIT Award Winners

 
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Katharine Nester

Chief Product and Technology Officer at Ruby Receptionists

Katharine was chosen as the Best Contributor of 2017 as a result of her relentless efforts and accomplishments in closing the gender gap in tech by achieving a sought-after employee base of 50% women, including engineering roles.

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Tanya Crenshaw

Senior Software Engineer at New Relic

Tanya was chosen as the Best Speaker of 2017 after being nominated by our community for her lead role in our "Become a Workplace Ally" and officially selected as the winner for her performance at the Women + Tech Holiday Party Best Speaker runoff.