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Women & Hi Tech's 20th Anniversary Celebration

  • 08/16/2019
  • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • The Willows on Westfield, 6729 Westfield Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46220

This year represents Women & Hi Tech’s 20th year of successfully effecting change to advance women in STEM in Indiana, so we are “Celebrating Our Past and Investing in Our Future” throughout 2019. The Women & Hi Tech 20th Anniversary Celebration Event will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 from 6-11pm at The Willows on Westfield. During this event, we will celebrate our past 20 years by highlighting Women & Hi Tech members who have advanced the cause and careers of women in STEM in Indiana through their contributions to Women & Hi Tech. We will also invest in our future through our “#WHT20for20” campaign by awarding $20,000 in scholarships/grants to women pursuing degrees in STEM in Indiana, who intend to stay in Indiana upon graduation.

20th Anniversary Celebration Event Highlights:

  • This event is a celebration! Business/cocktail attire is appropriate.
  • A full dinner, dessert, drinks, a cash bar, and a DJ/live band will be provided.
  • Tribute to Women & Hi Tech’s 20 year history of impact for women in STEM in Indiana.
  • #WHT20for20” scholarship/grant award presentations to female STEM recipients.
  • Registration for the 20th Anniversary Celebration Event will be open soon.

20th Anniversary Scholarship/Grant Applications:

At least the following Women & Hi Tech Scholarships/Grants will be awarded:  
  • (1) $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to the overall top graduate or undergraduate female STEM student as determined by the selection committee.

  • (1) $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to an amazing graduate female STEM student as determined by the selection committee.

  • (1) $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding undergraduate female STEM student as determined by the selection committee.

  •  (2) $2,000 grants will be awarded to extraordinary professional development female applicants as determined by the selection committee.

  • (3) $2,000 scholarships and/or grants will be awarded to one or more graduate, undergraduate, and/or professional development applicants as determined by the selection committee.

Additionally, the following Women & Hi Tech Partner Scholarships will be awarded:

The #WHT20for20 campaign will also be sponsored by Women & Hi Tech Partners to support women pursuing specific fields of interest (e.g., cybersecurity, patent/corporate law, entrepreneurship, etc.). Applicants interested in the following Women & Hi Tech Partner Scholarships should fill out and submit the graduate or undergraduate scholarship form above indicating: 1) the Women & Hi Tech Partner Scholarship they are applying for and 2) any additional information relevant to the selection committee for that particular field of interest.

  • (1) $1000 Pondurance scholarship will be awarded to the overall top graduate or undergraduate female STEM student pursuing Cybersecurity as determined by the selection committee.

  • (1) $2000 Barnes & Thornburg LLP scholarship will be awarded to the overall top female law student studying Patent or Corporate Law as determined by the selection committee.

20th Anniversary Volunteer and Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Thank you to our amazing sponsors!  If your organization is interested in sponsorship opportunities, including sponsoring scholarships, please contact our Corporate Engagement Director, Rebecca Bormann, at corpsponsor@womenandhitech.org.
  • Volunteer signup for the 20th Anniversary Celebration Event will be online soon.

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