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Women in Technology Announces WIT Campus and WIT Girls 2021 Scholarship Winners

Scholarship winners announced at the annual fundraising event, WIT Connect, celebrating girls and women in STEAM.

Women in Technology (WIT) announced the WIT Girls and WIT Campus Scholarship Winners at its Virtual WIT Connect Event, presented by State Farm, last night, Thursday, June 17th.

Since its inception, WIT Connect has gathered more than 900 of Atlanta’s top executives to raise more than $3.5 million to support the development of young girls and the advancement of women in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). WIT Connect is one of the premier fundraising and networking events of the year.

In addition to the incredible executive auction, it is also an evening where the focus on the mission of WIT is front and center. At this event, WIT highlights WIT Girls, WIT Campus, and WIT Single Mothers along with the impact that WIT programs have had on their advancement in STEAM, which includes scholarship awards for WIT Girls and WIT Campus students presented by top Atlanta corporate companies like WIT Sponsor Fiserv.

“On behalf of Fiserv, I’d like to congratulate all of the Women in Technology Connect Campus scholarship recipients. At Fiserv, we believe companies can and should be a platform for good. As part of our ongoing
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Fiserv is proud to partner with Women in Technology to help empower the next generation of women in their pursuit of STEAM careers. Fiserv has a strong history and commitment to creating opportunities for women to grow and to elevate their careers in
payments and fintech.” stated Kelly Higgins, Senior Manager, Corporate Citizenship at Fiserv.

The 2021 Scholarship WIT Campus Winners are:

·        $25,500 Scholarship presented by State Farm, Fiserv, Coca-Cola, 3Ci , RNDC, Splunk
Ana Abadie – Georgia Southern University

·        $5,000 Scholarship presented by ADP
Briana Hickson – Georgia Gwinnett College

·        $5,000 Scholarship presented by ADP
Destiny Summerville – Clayton State University

·        $5,000 Scholarship presented by ADP
Ja’Zmin McKeel – Agnes Scott College

The 2021 Scholarship WIT Girls Winner is:

·        $10,000 Scholarship presented by HUNTER Technical Resources, My Mother’s Purse
Shanthi Hegde – Lambert High School

Source: PR Web