March has left us behind, and with it so has the Boston CIO Forum! Held on March 21 at the Westin Waltham Boston, this first forum has inspired us to keep on pushing to make great events. If the first event of the season sets the tone for the other upcoming events, then we can be satisfied. The Boston CIO Forum was an incredible success, not only from our perspective but also from the perspective of everyone involved.
At this year’s Premier CIO Forum in Hartford, CT, there was a unique occurrence. There was a major focus on increasing young women’s participation in IT, and an awards ceremony was held for the NCWIT ‘Aspirations in Computing’ Award, which recognizes high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology. This year twenty-five women were honored with the award. All winners were very grateful for being acknowledged for their accomplishments, and we are immensely proud of what these people have done at such a young age!