GDCB professor Eve Syrkin Wurtele was awarded the Woman of Innovation award for Research Innovation and Leadership by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) at their fifth annual DuPont Pioneer Iowa Women of Innovation event held on November 15, 2012 in Des Moines. This is the second consecutive year Dr. Wurtele was a finalist for this award.
Nominations were submitted for women from communities across the state. Finalists represent a range of backgrounds: teachers, researchers, technologists, vice-presidents, presidents, CIOs, and CEOs, among other titles. They include scholarship winners and providers. Many nominees are nationally and internationally recognized through various publications, panels, and media outlets. They all represent excellence in innovation and leadership. Finalists also include high school, undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated extraordinary and unique achievements in technology.
The TAI is the premier professional organization accelerating the success of Iowa’s technology industry and tech-based economy. 2012 TAI Event Information