To be considered, an individual should have been responsible for the launch or management of a successful product that included contributions from women or a program that has created opportunities for women. Or, the individual could be the leader of a company or organization that helps raise the awareness of women or someone who has been a mentor or role model for successful women.
Now in its eighth year, the award is named for Marie R. Pistilli, the former organizer of the Design Automation Conference (DAC). The award is open to both men and women with technical or non-technical backgrounds in industry or academia. Information on previous award recipients is available at www.dac.com
Nomination forms can be downloaded from the 44th DAC Web site, located at: www.dac.com/44th/PDFs/mrpform.pdf
The award is presented annually at the Workshop for Women in Design Automation (WWINDA), scheduled this year on Monday, June 4, from 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. WWINDA is held during DAC, the EDA industry's leading event, which will take place June 4-8, 2007, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Registration for WWINDA and DAC will open March 23.
The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the premier educational and networking event for Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and silicon solutions. More than 11,000 designers, developers, researchers, academics and managers from leading electronics companies and universities from around the world attend. DAC features close to 60 technical sessions covering the latest research on design methodologies and technologies, EDA tool developments and trends selected by a diverse committee of electronic design experts. A highlight is its Exhibition and Suite area with approximately 250 of the leading and emerging EDA, silicon and IP providers. More details about DAC are available at: www.dac.com.
ValleyPR for the Women in EDA Achievement Award
Georgia Marszalek, 650-345-7477