Winners across all 8 categories were announced on July 16, 2021, at the WICxInspire event via a virtual award ceremony hosted by Patti Dobrowolski and Catherine Mulcahy.
Insight recognizes Cloud Solutions of the Year
Sheffie Robinson is a serial entrepreneur, software engineer, and sociologist that specializes in solving racial and gender equity with technology. She is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Shamrck, has over 20 years of experience in technology development and over 15 years of experience in retail sales and marketing. She has spent significant time in her career working to impact gender and racial equity to enhance diversity and inclusion. She is a second-time founder, her first company being a fintech product that brought banking services to virtual currencies. Sheffie is a graduate of Thomas Edison State University with a degree in Sociology and is currently pursuing her MBA at Georgia Southern University.
Shamrck is an artificial intelligence platform to help schools make smarter decisions with student insights for career and technical education. We help students find their perfect careers by connecting them with tools, resources, and industry professionals to assist them in making the best decision for their future while giving this data back to the schools to make actionable adjustments to support them. We are a minority woman-owned, military spouse-led company seeking to solve racial and gender equity in the workforce.
“What makes Women in Cloud powerful is our community. By sharing stories, we inspire innovation. By leveraging our networks, we can create new opportunities for women. The winners of the #empowHERaccess Awards embody these ideals and understand that the roadmap to generating infinite economic access is driven by collective action. Our winners are thought leaders, innovators, and champions of change, and we are proud to be able to celebrate their achievements and work through these awards,” said Chaitra Vedullapalli, CEO and Co-Founder of Women in Cloud.
“We are honored to receive such a prestigious award for the work we are doing in EdTech and Big Data. It is our goal to continue to work tirelessly in our effort to solve racial and gender equity in the workforce and expose underrepresented students to cloud technology and much more.” – Sheffie Robinson
The #rmpowerHERaccess Awards will return in 2022, with nominations set to open once again in the coming months.
To view the full list of winners for 2021, please visit the winner page.
About #empowHERaccess campaign:
#empowHERaccess is an annual digital advocacy campaign by Women in Cloud to generate greater economic access for women in technology. Launched in 2020, the campaign has reached over 600,000 women all around the world. The 2021 #empowHERaccess campaign is bringing together a number of facets to better understand the global crisis this pandemic has created for women entrepreneurs, and celebrate the many stories of pivots and perseverance.
The #empowHERaccess Inaugural Awards recognize the contributions to the cloud ecosystems made by both individuals and organizations, supported by corporate brands such as M12, IBM, Microsoft, Accenture, Insight, and Meylah.
For more information, visit: https://www.womenincloud.com/empowheraccess-campaign/
About Women In Cloud:
Women in Cloud (WiC) is a community-led economic development organization taking action to generate $1 billion in net new economic access for women entrepreneurs and technologists by 2030, through partnerships with corporations, community leaders and policymakers. We bring together the voices and insights of a diverse range of female luminaries from the worlds of business, technology, and politics for the betterment of women who are carving their path in technology and the Cloud.
Join us, and make an impact for yourselves, for your colleagues, and for your community.
Company Name: Shamrck
Contact Person: Gabrielle DiPatri
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Address:4300 Shenandoah Rd Vicksburg
State: MS 39180
Country: United States