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Women honored as entrepreneurs in technology

Compiled/partly written by Suzanne Sen and Murali Kamma Email Compiled/partly written by Suzanne Sen and Murali Kamma
January 2019
Women honored as entrepreneurs in technology

Kanchana Raman (photo, left), TiE Atlanta’s past president and current charter mentor and board member, is the recipient of the 2018 Emory Entrepreneur Awards, Technology category, for her success with Avion Networks, Inc. and the work she has done to foster entrepreneurship in the local community. The award was presented by the Emory Entrepreneur Network and Office of Alumni Engagement.

Also, five South Asian women were included among the honorees at the 2018 WIT (Women in Technology) Awards in Atlanta. Neera Mathur, senior technical staff member, IBM, was in the large organization category, along with Shanthala Rao, VP of IT at Primerica, and Shalima (Shally) Pannikode, VP of IT at Anthem. In the mid-size organization category, Dr. Sweta Sneha, an executive director (MSHMI program) at KSU Cole College of Business, was an honoree. And Dr. Jyoti Sharma, in the nonprofit category, is a cardiologist at Piedmont Healthcare, and medical director of the women’s heart program.





Neera Mathur Shanthala Rao Dr. Sweta Sneha Dr. Jyoti Sharma




Shalima Pannikode (photo, left) was also a 2018 “Women Who Mean Business” Atlanta Business Chronicle honoree.

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"Women who Mean Business: Anthem's Shalima (Shally) Pannikode"

"Three Indian-Americans in Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40"
December 2017
also included Dr. Jyoti Sharma.

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