12th Annual Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) Program Awardees

Folsom, CA – May 7, 2019 – Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) Program.  Among them, we are excited to include several returning winners.  Now in its twelfth year, the program offers multiple scholarships to women pursuing a career in computer science, information technology (IT), management information systems, computer engineering, or another related field.

“All of our recipients demonstrate great potential in leading the next generation of IT professionals. We look forward to supporting their success at their chosen universities and beyond” Jonna Ward, CEO of Visionary Integration Professionals.

Inspired by her own journey as a woman in technology, Ward launched the inaugural WITS program in 2007 to inspire and assist young women interested in fields of computer science and technology. Since its launch, the program has expanded nationwide, awarding scholarships to more than 100 women. This year, nearly 150 students from across the country applied for the WITS program. The selection committee evaluated each submission based on academic performance, thoughtful essay responses, involvement in the community and extracurricular activities.

The 2019 Women in Technology scholarship recipients are:

  • Natasha Evans, Folsom CA
  • Samantha Gilman, Oviedo, FL
  • Hannah Gorel, Jessup, MD
  • Shreya Gowda, Folsom, CA
  • Michelle Ling, Germantown, MD
  • Ayushi Mittal, Folsom, CA
  • Divya Makaraj, Sugar Land, TX
  • Aversa Prentosito, Cincinnati, OH
  • Sierra Schultz, Minneapolis, MN
  • Iman Wahle, Portland, OR
  • McKenna Webb, Auburn, WA
  • Serena Yan, Pasadena, CA

About Visionary Integration Professionals

Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) provides industry-leading management consulting, system integration, and technology deployment solutions. VIP helps its clients strengthen mission outcomes by combining deep industry specialization, agility to adapt as needed, and an unwavering commitment to client satisfaction. VIP brings expertise in how to deploy systems that align people, processes, and technology to accelerate strategic change and to deliver business results in partnership with its clients. Since 1996, VIP has worked with over 1,200 public sector and commercial clients.

Media Contact: Raelyn Sweebe
Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP)