The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (now called AnitaB.org) honored IGNITE Worldwide’s Founder, Cathi Rodgveller, as the winner of their 2012 Social Impact Award. The award was received by Rodgveller at the 2012 Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing.
The Social Impact Award honors an individual or team that has caused technology to have a positive impact on the lives of women and society or has caused women to have a significant impact on the design and use of technology. The award was given on behalf of Rodgveller’s work at IGNITE Worldwide, providing an affordable, community-based, systemic approach to STEM education and outreach for young women.
Below: See Senator Maria Cantwell’s personal congratulatory note to Cathi Rodgveller.