29th Annual YWCA Tribute to Women Awards Dinner
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Fairmont Hotel, San Jose
Reception 5:30 pm, Dinner and Awards 7:00 – 9:30 pm
The YWCA Silicon Valley is proud to honor executive women at one of the most distinguished events of the year:
- Honoring Top Executive Women
- Benefitting Women in Silicon Valley
- Major fundraiser for the YWCA'supporting all programs and services offered through the YW
- Recognizing companies that promote women's leadership
- Limited to 55 women
- Longest running Women's Recognition event in Silicon Valley
- Blind selection process by former YWCA TWIN Honorees
- Must be early in her career (less than five years in her current profession)
- Show evidence of leadership capabilities
- Demonstrate a pattern of leadership progression
- Takes steps to engage others in her profession
- Contributes to the success of her organization
- May submit several nominations, but only 1 will be selected per organization
- Limited to 5 women
Over the past 28 years, we have honored women executives from companies such as Adobe Systems, Applied Materials, Hewlett Packard, Lockheed Martin, IBM Corporation, Cisco Systems, Xilinx and Oracle, as well as a cross-section of outstanding small and mid-size growth companies from a variety of industries such as government, legal, financial services, venture capital, bio technology and clean technology.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the YWCA's Events Manager, LaDonna Curteman, at email@example.com or (408)295-4011 x216.
Chair, YWCA TWIN Awards Committee
YWCA TWIN Honoree, 2007
2013 TWIN Awards Sponsor
SuccessFactors, an SAP Company, is the leading provider of cloud-based business execution software, and delivers business alignment, team execution, people performance, and learning management solutions to organizations of all sizes across more than 60 industries.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and experimental drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, serious respiratory, cardiovascular and metabolic conditions, cancer and inflammation.
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small businesses, consumers, accounting professionals and financial institutions. Its flagship products, QuickBooks, TurboTax and Quicken, help customers solve business and financial management problems such as running a small business, paying bills, filing income taxes, and managing personal finances.
IBM Corp. provides IT products and services worldwide, operating in five segments: Global Technology Services, Global Business Services, Software, Systems and Technology, and Global Financing. IBM is working with its clients to develop new business designs and technical architectures that allow their businesses the flexibility required to compete in this new landscape. The business is also adjusting its footprint toward emerging geographies, tapping their double-digit growth, providing the technology infrastructure they need, and taking advantage of the talent pools they provide to better service the company’s clients.
Cisco Systems is the global leader in networking systems, providing a broad portfolio of solutions and services ranging from network architectures and security to unified communications, mobile networking and industrial systems. Creating unprecedented value and opportunity for business, government and industry, Cisco transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.