Women in Cloud, is pleased to announce Advocat.ai as the winner for the 2022 #CloudInnovateHER Global Pitch Challenge held at the recent #WICxAnnualSummit 2022. This pitch challenge was designed to showcase enterprise solutions developed by women tech entrepreneurs. Top finalists were selected from the previous #CloudInnovateHER Pitch Challenges which took place throughout 2021.

Women in Cloud is a community-led economic development initiative taking action to accelerate massive societal impact at an unprecedented pace. We are going to generate over $1B in net new global economic access for women entrepreneurs by 2030 through partnerships with corporations, community leaders, and policymakers.

About Advocat.ai

Advocat AI enables each in-house attorney to do the work of 7.7 in-house attorneys, while increasing accuracy and reducing legal risk.

 

We invite you to learn more about the other finalists and solutions developed by women tech founders in the WIC Solution Marketplace.

Women in Cloud’s programs are designed to help women tech entrepreneurs to win enterprise opportunities, get access to cloud credits, get access to subject-matter experts & executives, a global network with the ultimate goal of creating economic growth and job opportunities that are aligned with the UN goals.

A hearty congratulations goes out to all of our finalists of the 2022 #CloudInnovateHER Global Pitch Challenge

 

This experience was supported by industry leaders like Accenture, Insight, Hitachi Solutions, M12 – Microsoft’s Venture Fund, Microsoft, Teradata, IBM, Boeing, Meylah, Global Affairs Canada, JPMorgan Chase, and Tackle.io, who are also core contributors to creating access to enterprise business opportunities to more female tech entrepreneurs. We received many inspiring and innovative solution nominations through 2021.  Solutions were evaluated for originality, market feasibility, and use of Cloud and AI solutions.

 

 

Learn how to get your solution enterprise-ready and become co-sell and co-market ready through the WIC Co-Sell Cloud Accelerator. Deadline to apply for the 7.0 cohort is February 18, 2022.

Stay tuned for more information and to join us at the next WIC Signature Event #WICxIWD 2022. See our full list of upcoming events and secure your WIC Annual Access Pass today.

WICxAnnual Summit 2022 : Meet the Nominees for the Inaugural WICxALLIES Awards

As part of the #WICxALLIES campaign, Women in Cloud has partnered with tech-industry leader Gavriella Schuster to bring you the inaugural WICxALLIES Awards – recognizing the individuals who demonstrate allyship by empowering women in tech through Advocacy, Listening, Lifting, Including, Elevating and Sponsoring. 

Allies are the men and women building for inclusion through their everyday actions to bring more women into their network, organization and leadership roles. Allies are recognized across three categories: 

  • Overall Allyship Award – recognizing an ally who clearly demonstrates their work who act to Advocate, Listen, Lift, Include, Elevate and Sponsor women in their network with examples of outcomes.
  • Sponsor Award – recognizing a leader and ally who clearly demonstrates their work to sponsor women in tech through financial empowerment and mentorship.
  • Advocate Award – recognizing a leader and ally who clearly demonstrates their work to advocate for women in tech through their supplier and organizational ecosystems.

 

We are overwhelmed with the number of nominations we received and the incredible impact the nominees have made on their communities. Take a look at this incredible list of allies nominated for the inaugural awards: 

  • Sophia Priyadarshini – Cybersecurity Crusader, InstaSafe
  • Karin Moore – Ph.D Candidate, Pepperdine University (Sept 2021); Former Sr. Director of the PMO, Teradata 
  • John Dathan – General Manager and Senior Vice President, Insight Canada
  • Jessica Robinson – CEO, PurePoint International
  • Kate Brodock – CEO, Women 2.0, Founding Partner at the W Fund
  • Gina Fratarcangeli – Managing Director Mid-West Sales, Accenture
  • Neirda Thompson-Pemberton – Executive Director, FUNducation Inc 
  • Kristin Pelletier – Owner and Instructor, Access Computer Training (ACT) 
  • Anne Cocquyt – Founder & CEO, The Guild 
  • Anamarie Franc – Managing Director, SAP
  • Jim Wilson – Partner, Costanoa Ventures
  • Eunice Nisbett – CEO/Manager, Savvy Corporate Planners
  • Pat Sullivan – Cloud First Lead, Accenture 
  • Miri Rodriguez – Business Program Manager and Storyteller, Microsoft
  • Lori Eberly – CEO, Radius ECD
  • Shari Dunn – CEO & Principal, ITBOM LLC
  • Angela Green – Area Manager, Amazon; CEO, I’m a Survivor Mission 
  • Maria Aiello – Global Head, Real Estate & Mortgages Technologies
  • Dawn-Marie Elder – COO, SIPPIO
  • Octavian Tanase – SVP Hybrid Cloud Engineering, NetApp
  • Sherlander “Lani” Phillips – VP One Commercial Channel Sales Organization, Microsoft
  • Rajiv Kapoor – Co-founder, Chai Angels
  • Ekaterina Vinnichenko – Program Manager of Developer Relations team, Google Russia
  • Deborah Akerele – Executive Director, Valouree Foundation 
  • Julie Wagner – Sales Manager, Zones LLC
  • Mara Larson-Richard – CEO, Ada’s List 
  • Glynis Bryan – CFO, Insight Canada
  • Sarah Dale – General Manager, International Paper
  • Vince Menzione – Chief Guide and Founder, Ultimate Partnerships
  • Beatriz Oliveira – IT Infrastructure Consultant, Telefonica; Community Manager, SysAdminas
  • Regina Manfredi – VP, Global Alliances – AWS, Teradata 
  • Turayo Falade – Founder, The Complete Woman 
  • Erin Reilly – Founder & Director, Texas Immersive Institute
  • Ashley Ojeda – Business Development Coach, Nonprofit Founder & Author of Jefa in Training
  • Nathan Chung – Senior Consultant, Azure Cloud & AI, Microsoft

Come cheer on our nominees at the WICxALLIES Awards, part of the WICxAnnualSummit2022! Get your tickets here.