We are very excited to report the news that our own Lauren Pittenger was recently nominated as a Technologist of Year. The nomination was part of Rad Girls’ second annual Rad Awards, in connection with Philly Tech Week. The Rad Awards honors Philadelphia-area women who inspire and lead in the professional fields of technology, media, culture and business.
Lauren Pittenger: Designer and Front-End Developer
As a designer and front-end developer at LBDesign, Lauren Pittenger brings an impressive skill set to our work. She has an eye for crafting clean, engaging designs which she can then build into a powerful WordPress-driven website. Moreover, Lauren has developed a reputation as an impressive public speaker. In the past year, she has delivered technology-focused talks at WordCamp Philly, WordCamp NYC, ELA Conference, WordCamp US and more.
Distinguished Company of Leading Women
In receiving a nomination for Technologist of the Year, Lauren found herself in some very distinguished company. The other nominees are Andrea Baric, FemmeHacks, Pam Selle, Software Engineer at Comcast, and Kara Lindstrom, Program Manager at Drexel University.
While Lauren did not win the award, we are still very proud of and impressed by her outstanding commitment to professional excellence. Way to go Lauren!