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PDJ - Magazine Issue - Q2 2023 - Award Winners

2023 Women Worth Watching® in STEM Award Winners

  • AT&T Business - Jush Danielson - Assistant Vice President, Technology Center of Excellence, AT&T Partner Solutions
  • Bazaarvoice - Zarina Stanford - CMO
  • City of Los Angeles - Marta Segura - Chief Heat Officer
  • Dechert LLP - Amanda K. Antons, Ph.D. - Partner
  • Dermavant Sciences, Inc. - Doral Fredericks, PharmD, MBA - SVP, Medical Affairs Strategy
  • Eli Lilly and Company - Marjoke Debets, Ph.D. - Sr. Director, RNA Therapeutics
  • Eli Lilly and Company - Dr. Petra Verdino - Associate Vice President
  • Epiq - Alyssa Miller - Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer
  • Fish & Richardson - Grace Kim - Principal
  • Fish & Richardson - Jacqueline Tio - Principal
  • Haynes Boone, LLP - Dr. Angela Grant - Partner, Intellectual Property Practice Group
  • Kelly Services - Maria Groszek - Director of Engineering Domain Intelligence
  • Knobbe Martens - Shannon Lam - Partner
  • Kroll - Venetia "Vene" Manners - Chief Information Officer, Kroll Business Services (KBS), Kroll
  • Latham & Watkins - Arlene Chow - Partner
  • Latham & Watkins - Rachel Weiner Cohen - Partner
  • Latham & Watkins - Dr. Betty Pang - Partner
  • LaunchDarkly - Sara Mazer - Federal CTO
  • Learning Undefeated - Jennifer Colvin - Chief Innovation Officer
  • Lincoln Financial Group - Allison Lasater - Vice President, Strategic Planning, Enterprise Technology and Operations
  • MBHB - Jori Fuller - Equity Partner
  • New York Life - Reshma Budhwani - Vice President and Chief Technology Security Office
  • Norton Rose Fulbright - Stephanie DeBrow - Partner
  • Robins Kaplan LLP - Dr. Sherry Roberg-Perez - Partner
  • Robins Kaplan LLP - Emily Tremblay - Partner
  • Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center - Dr. Candace S. Johnson - President & CEO
  • Sandia National Laboratories - Dr. Birsen Ayaz-Maierhafer - Nuclear Engineer
  • Sandia National Laboratories - Vanessa Vargas - Lead Economist, Systems Research and Analysis
  • Segra - Rose Chambers - Chief Information Officer
  • Sidus Space - Carol Craig - Founder and CEO
  • Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC - Chandrika Vira - Director
  • Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso - Dr. Cynthia Perry - Associate Academic Dean of Admissions and Associate Professor
  • Union Pacific Railroad - Lori Lentsch - General Director Tech
  • Union Pacific Railroad - Jordan Turner - General Director Tech
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr (WilmerHale) - Cynthia T. Mazareas - Partner

2023 Asian Leadership Award Winners

  • Akin Gump - Stephen Kho - Partner
  • Akin Gump - Yujin Kim McNamara - Partner
  • Axinn - Jason Murata - Partner
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP - Maya Yamazaki - Partner; Diversity Executive Council Chair
  • Dechert - Amisha Patel - Associate
  • Eli Lilly and Company - Ling Liu, Ph.D. - Chief Scientific Officer - Biotechnology Research
  • Epiq Global - Jenny Trang - Vice President of Client Solutions
  • Freddie Mac - Naveen Naidu - Development Sr. Manager
  • Freddie Mac - Ling Xu - VP, Multifamily Investments & Portfolio Management
  • Haynes Boone, LLP - Tom Chen - Partner
  • Knobbe Martens - Sheila Swaroop - Partner
  • Kroll - Anju Chopra - Head of Global Product Development
  • Latham & Watkins - Aaron Chiu - Partner
  • Latham & Watkins - Elisabeth M. Martin - Partner
  • Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP - Lilian Ficht - Patent Agent
  • Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP - Dan Huynh - Partner
  • Moss Adams - Lu Zhang - Managing Director, International Tax
  • New American Funding - Karen Chiu - Vice President, Builder Division
  • New York Life - Alise Civello - Vice President, Agency Sales
  • Northern Virginia Family Service - Clifford Yee - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
  • Robins Kaplan LLP - Annie Huang - Deputy Managing Partner, New York Office
  • Sanford Heisler Sharp - Qiaojing Ella Zheng - Partner and Chair of the Asian American Litigation and Finance Practice
  • Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC - Josephine Kim - Director
  • Union Pacific Railroad - Snigdha Ganta - Sr. Director IT
  • Union Pacific Railroad - David Welch - General Director Exploration
  • UW Tacoma - Rachel Endo - Professor and Dean, School of Education
  • Webster Bank - Simeng (Sam) Yang - Senior Managing Director, IT Strategy & Business
  • WilmerHale - Haixia Lin - Partner
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati - Dr. Eva Yin - Partner

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