It’s the most important and most influential know-how present on the planet: the large Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas every year. In 2022, the Women and Drones world awards will likely be offered at CES® 2022.
Formerly held on the Interdrone drone convention, the Women to Watch in UAS Global Awards have been elevating and inspiring girls within the business for the final 5 years. Now, the milestone 5th Anniversary Women To Watch (WTW) in UAS Global Awards 2021 program will happen at CES 2022 this coming January in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“The WTW program elevates your entire UAS/UAM/AAM business by recognizing those that are making a optimistic distinction in it. Nominations have been gathered from March eighth (International Women’s Day), on the program’s official launch, till May 14th within the following particular person classes:
- The Iris Automation Entrepreneurship Award – a girl innovator who has considerably impacted the UAS business and possesses excellent enterprise acumen and revolutionary practices that led to the success of her firm, initiatives or the efforts of others.
- The Skydio Public Safety/Service Award – a girl who serves the general public in any capability and epitomizes group involvement or betterment service-oriented actions indicating dedication and sacrifice, together with however not restricted to: humanitarian efforts (drones for good), public coverage, army/federal/regulation enforcement or public security efforts, and so on.
- The Sabrewing Aircraft Leadership Award – a girl who demonstrates an distinctive potential to inspire individuals or teams to realize a standard objective, together with however not restricted to: schooling, coverage, analysis & improvement, innovation, enterprise and humanitarian efforts.
- The Unmanned Safety Institute Education Award – a girl trainer or teacher who actively engages college students with drones, shares the worth of drones inside curriculum and develops drone applications alternatives and applications and offers skilled improvement to others as an envoy for drone and STEM schooling.
The program additionally acknowledges excellent groups:
- The Volatus Aerospace Innovation Team Award – a crew, group, firm, company or group within the drone ecosystem that actively encourages and conjures up girls to disrupt and innovate throughout the UAS business.
- The FoxFury Team Spotlight Award – a worldwide co-ed crew, group, firm, company or group within the drone ecosystem whose general work contributes to the optimistic public notion of drones (“drones for good”) whereas fostering a tradition of feminine empowerment and inclusiveness the place girls are engaged in key roles on the crew and/or in management positions.”
The awards have been initially scheduled to happen in August in the course of the InterDrone convention: however the 2021 present was cancelled in June. “When a door closes, a window opens,” mentioned Sharon Rossmark, Women and Drones CEO. “We are completely ecstatic that CES, the world’s most influential tech occasion, is internet hosting our fifth Anniversary Women to Watch program!”
The program will happen on Thursday, January sixth, on the Las Vegas Convention Center. Media is inspired to attend, and area will likely be restricted. “We additionally hope to have a follow-on night occasion, in lieu of our historic luncheon gathering,” defined Dawn Zoldi, Ambassador for this yr’s program and 2019 Woman to Watch for Leadership. “More info will comply with as we finalize plans.”
“Every yr at CES, tech leaders and promising entrepreneurs convene to share concepts, launch merchandise and forge relationships – all paving the best way for our future,” mentioned Karen Chupka, EVP, CES, CTA. “We are excited to host the Women to Watch awards at CES 2022 and acknowledge the trailblazers, innovators, mentors and enterprise leaders making vital contributions to the business.”
This yr, due to this system’s sort sponsors and different donors, Women and Drones will likely be offering honoree girls and groups with a micro-grant for the primary time. “The future is shiny! We can’t wait to see everybody in Las Vegas!” exclaimed Rossmark.
For extra details about CES 2022, go to: https://www.ces.tech/ Additional particulars in regards to the Women To Watch Global Awards celebration will likely be out there within the coming weeks.
Miriam McNabb is the Editor-in-Chief of DRONELIFE and CEO of JobForDrones, knowledgeable drone providers market, and a fascinated observer of the rising drone business and the regulatory setting for drones. Miriam has penned over 3,000 articles centered on the business drone area and is a world speaker and acknowledged determine within the business. Miriam has a level from the University of Chicago and over 20 years of expertise in excessive tech gross sales and advertising and marketing for brand spanking new applied sciences.
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