SOURCE: NextPage

April 22, 2008 20:02 ET

Women Tech Council and Omniture Announce the Women in Innovation Event May 7 at Thanksgiving Point

Sharlene Wells Hawkes, Key Innovator of "Interactive, Digital Life Stories," to Keynote the Spring Networking Event

SANDY, UT--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) - Omniture and the Women Tech Council (WTC), a non-profit organization that provides leadership, support and mentorship for women in all levels of the technology industry, announced today the annual Women In Innovation networking event on May 7. Sharlene Wells Hawkes, the CMO of StoryRock, will discuss how their technology innovation is effectively merging rich social media with the art of storytelling. She will present an in-depth look at StoryRock's innovative technology and how StoryRock is raising the technology bar in key markets such as education, personal life stories, and even the military.

"Women are major contributors to innovation in technology," said Cydni Tetro, Executive Director Women Tech Council. "This event gives us the opportunity to showcase the impact women have in bringing innovative new products to market."

To attend the first annual Women In Innovation event, register at

Women in Innovation - Innovating Interactive, Digital Life Stories
Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Thanksgiving Point Garden Room
11:15 - 11:45 AM Advisory Board Meeting (invitation only)
11:45 - 12:15 PM Networking
12:15 - 1:15 PM Lunch & Keynote Presentation
$35 Members/$45 Non-Members

Since the beginning of the year the WTC hosted a Tech Talk on New Media and launched a LinkedIn and Facebook group. The WTC website,, provides information on the organization, upcoming events, membership and opportunities to get involved with the organization.

Membership will continue to be free for 2008. Those interested in becoming members can sign up at

About Women Tech Council

Founded in 2007, the Women Tech Council was designed to be an advocate for women who are currently working for technology companies and for those that may work for businesses in other market sectors working with technology in their job roles.

We provide leadership, resources and mentoring for women while maintaining a strong bond with the business community supporting avenues for top technology talent and visible sponsorship opportunities. We support women-owned and women-operated technology companies. We pride ourselves on recognizing women leaders and entrepreneurs in the technology business and supporting them.

When you join the Women Tech Council, you will be amongst some of the top technology talent and leadership in Utah.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Utah Women Tech Council
    Kimberley Jones

    Cydni Tetro

    Sara Jones