New York, New York — October 19, 2015. The Stevie Awards has named Dream it. Code it. Win it and its founder, Cristina Dolan, as finalistsin four categories of the 12th annual Stevie® Awards: Women in BusinessFemale Innovator of the Year; Female Executive of the Year; Organization of the Year, and Startup of the Year categories.Each of these four awards will ultimately be announced as a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Awardsat the gala event(http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/women/awards/414_2252_25826.cfm).
“High-achieving women entrepreneurs, organizations, and executives all over the world are an inspiration to girls and women who dream of starting and growing a business,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards.“The first-round judges have told us how impressed they were with this year’s field of Finalists. We’re looking forward to recognizing them in New York on November 13.”
“My education in engineering and computer science have taught me to be a problem-solver and solutionist — essential tools to drive success in any career or industry. With this in mind, I launched Dream it. Code it. Win it. to empower a diverse group of students to become creative problem-solvers in computer science,” said Dolan. “It is a great honor to receive these four prestigious awards and recognition for the success of Dream it. Code it. Win it. We’re proud to have achieved a 50 percent female participation, in addition to launching eight companies, and look forward to encouraging even more students to become solutionists!”
About Dream it. Code it. Win it.
Dream it. Code it. Win it. celebrates and rewards college and high schoolstudents for creative problem solving with computer science to demonstrate the value of being a solutionist regardless of career. The celebration is organized through the MIT Alumni Association and the MIT Enterprise Forum and works with partners including Cooper Union and TradingScreen to host, organize and publicize the event.Learn more at: www.dreamitcodeitwinit.org
About The Stevie Awards
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run — worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. More than 1,400 entries were submitted this year for consideration. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
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