In the last three weeks, five Sun
women have received honors for their work in technology and business. Susan Landau, distinguished engineer, has been named the
Anita Borg Institute 2008 Women of Vision Award winner in the Social
The YWCA of Silicon Valley has awarded four Sun
employees a 2008 Tribute to Women (TWIN) award: Cheryl Cook, vice
president of sales; Beverly Glasser, senior director of IT; Noreen
Krall, vice president and chief intellectual property officer; and
Karen Tegan Padir, vice president, software infrastructure.
The Women of Vision Awards, hosted by the Anita Borg Institute Board of
Trustees, honored women making significant contributions to technology.
One winner was selected in each category: Innovation, Leadership, and
Social Impact. Nominees were submitted by high-tech companies,
universities, private industry, and the public.
Each year YWCA of Silicon Valley honors the top women at leading
organizations that have had a substantial impact on the organization
relative to its growth, profitability, and innovation. Winners have
outstanding leadership qualities and are successful role models for
other women transitioning into executive positions.
Congratulations to all!