The Edison Awards celebrates the “Women Behind Innovation”; recognizing women who are paving the way and encouraging young women to dream big and develop the critical skills they need to fuel tomorrow’s innovation culture.

 

Articles

  • Women Behind Innovation: Maryam Rofougaran
    April 6, 2018
    Maryam Rofougaran is Co-CEO/COO & Founder of Movandi. She is a transformational inventor, technology executive, and entrepreneur in the field of electrical engineering, with a focus on wireless technologies. She was co-founder of Innovent Systems in 1998, and has been listed on the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful ...
  • Women Behind Innovation: Sarah Ohle
    March 30, 2018
    Sarah Ohle leads the Marketing Insights team at GroundTruth, using the power of real-world, location-based data to understand and then empower marketers with actionable insights about consumers. Before joining GroundTruth, Sarah was Director of Custom Research for Nielsen’s Telecom Practice Group, where she was responsible for designing and executing proprietary ...
  • Women Behind Innovation: Stephanie Potisek
    March 23, 2018
    Stephanie Potisek, Ph. D. is the Oil Sands R&D Manager in Dow’s Oil, Gas & Mining Group where she oversees the development of new products for both oil sands mining and in-situ oil and gas operations.  Dr. Potisek has over 9 years of industrial R&D experience at The Dow Chemical ...
  • Women Behind Innovation: Tracy Campbell Accardi
    March 16, 2018
    Tracy Campbell Accardi joined Hologic as Vice President of Research and Development for the Breast Health and Skeletal Health Division in September 2014. Hologic is the leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of diagnostic and medical imaging systems in women’s health that improve patient outcomes and drive clinical utility. Hologic was ...
  • Women Behind Innovation: Sandra Sassow
    March 9, 2018
    Sandra Sassow is the CEO and co-founder of UK-based SEaB Energy which has designed and commercialised breakthrough product innovations that create clean energy and water from onsite organic waste. The company has won numerous awards for innovation, entrepreneurship and investment readiness. With a growing customer base, including several international blue-chip ...
  • Women Behind Innovation: Didem Öner-Deliormanli
    March 2, 2018
    Dr. Didem Öner-Deliormanli is a Technical Service & Development (TS&D) scientist for Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics business, based in Freeport, Texas.  In her current role, she is responsible for leading the development of innovative, sustainable packaging solutions, delivering value creation to help better serve Dow customers and the entire ...
  • Women Behind Innovation: Cindy Kent
    February 23, 2018
    Cindy Kent is a healthcare veteran with 20+ years in the industry.  She is currently the President & General Manager for the 3M Infection Prevention Division—a $1.6B+ business committed to keeping patients safe from healthcare associated infections and complications.  Cindy has global operational P&L responsibilities, including the development of the ...
  • Women Behind Innovation: Tina Arrowood
    February 12, 2018
    As a teenager, Tina Arrowood aspired for a more lucrative and “relaxed” life style and chose to pursue her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at University of Wisconsin River Falls (1994) and later a PhD in Organic Chemistry at University of Minnesota (1999).  Upon graduation she joined the Union Carbide Corporation’s ...
  • Women Behind Innovation: Elena Canadas
    February 9, 2018
    Elena Canadas is a cognitive psychologist with expertise in emotion and face processing. She earned her Ph.D. in Psychology and Master in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience from the University of Granada, Spain. During her postdoctoral research at University of Lausanne she worked with Immersive Virtual Reality as an ecological approach ...
  • Women Behind Innovation: Stephanie MacDonald
    February 2, 2018
    As a recent graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology, Stephanie MacDonald is looking to make a positive impact on the world of STEM from the inside.  Currently a  clinical operations associate for WorldCare Clinical, a Boston-based CRO that works with many top pharmaceutical companies. Her work revolves around the adverse event ...

 

 

 

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