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Kathy McElligott, McKesson CTO, named Innovator of the Year

Kathy McElligott, McKesson CTO, named Innovator of the Year

 December 11, 2018

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Girls in Tech announced their annual award winners at their gala event - which saw an impressive line up of notable achievements celebrated.
The annual Girls in Tech Awards recognize people who lead by example in the fight for women’s education, empowerment, and equality.

“Though the tech industry has made great strides, there is still a long way to go to see true change,” commented Adriana Gascoigne, founder and CEO of Girls in Tech. “Each of our award winners leads by example in the fight for equality and help show the importance of role models for women in tech.”

Girls in Tech, an organization focused on the education, empowerment, entrepreneurship, and engagement of women in technology, is announced their annual winners of the Girls in Tech Awards.

Innovation is key to success

Kathy McElligott, McKesson CTO, was Innovator of the Year awarded Innovator of the Year - a very well deserved accomplishment and accolade.

Kathy is responsible for the overall technology direction of McKesson, the largest healthcare company in the United States. She is also on the board of ArcBest, a publicly traded $2.8 billion dollar freight transportation and logistics firm.

Supporting the plight of women

All of the winners were chosen for their advocacy work in increasing female representation in tech and STEM.

Girls in Tech’s award winners come from a range of backgrounds in the technology world. 

The award recipients - Danielle Feinberg of Pixar Animation Studios, Jessica Herrin of Stella & Dot, Kathy McElligott of McKesson, and Craig Newmark of Craigslist.org - were honored at Girls in Tech’s gala in San Francisco. 

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