Women in Technology Scholarship - Accepting Applications

2016 Women in Technology Scholarship

As part of our continuing effort to offer learning opportunities in all areas relevant to our membership, ODTUG is pleased to announce the second annual ODTUG Women in Technology Scholarship Program. The scholarship recipient will be awarded a complimentary pass to Kscope16 and will be expected to participate in a WIT event.

We are looking for candidates to represent ODTUG and serve as role models and mentors for women in the technology industry. Click here to apply. Applications are due by March 22.

 

2015 Women In Technology Scholar: Prachi Sharma

Prachi Sharma came to the United States with $400 and a dream to be fluent in technology. After obtaining her Master of Technology Management degree and holding positions with several IT companies as an Oracle developer, Sharma has forged a path toward success.

She is currently an architect in the Oracle space for General Mills, where she operates as a team expert on Oracle technologies and develops components; Sharma strives to eliminate and automate manual tasks for the team where appropriate and possible. Her motivations for applying for the scholarship include creating a strong network of like-minded women and men, developing professionally and having a platform to demonstrate that, finding and becoming a mentor, and lastly, establishing her personal brand.

“I am very grateful for this opportunity,” Sharma said. “I feel very proud and honored.”

Check out her Kscope15 interview.

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