Congratulations to the 2015 Women of Influence in Silicon Valley!

HIPLegal congratulates this year’s women of influence – including HIPLegal’s Annie Rogaski – who are working to close the gender gap and who provide a diverse array of visible examples of success:

Congratulations to:

Michelle L. Avary of Aeris
Karen N. Ballack of Weil,Gotshal & Manges LLP
Aparna Bawa of NimbleStorage
Stefanie Lingle Beasley ofGentry Magazines and SV Magazine
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn of CiscoSystems Inc.
Rhonda Berry of Our City Forest
Tammi Blundo of DTZ
Jill Bourne of San Jose Public Library
Kelyn Brannon of Arista Networks Inc.
Alice Brooks of Roominate
Hema Budaraju of PayPal
Dr. Marie-Elaine Burns of San Jose City College
Doreen Cadieux of Deloitte Tax LLP
Aimee Catalano of Citrix
Virginia Chang Kiraly of Menlo Park Fire Protection District
Bettina Chen of Roominate
Diana Albarrán Chicas of Space Systems Loral
Elizabeth Wilems Clark of Lockheed Martin
Sarah Cooper of M2Mi
Erica G. Courtney of 2020vet
Gay J. Crawford of Cancer CAREpoint
Mary Culley of Catalyst Strategies
Elise Cutini of Silicon Valley Children’s Fund
Evelyn de Souza of Cisco Systems
Edna DeVore of SETI Institute
Donna A. Dulo of Unmanned Aircraft Safety & Security Society, Inc.
Nuria Fernandez of Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Heather Gordon Friedland of eBay
Claudia Galvan of Society of Women Engineers Santa Clara Valley
Dale Green of Sleepy Hollow Management and Investment Company
Melissa D. Hardaway of KPMG LLP
Nancy Householder Hauge, human resources executive
Pamela S. Hedblad of Abbott, Stringham & Lynch
Kathy L. Hibbs, Esq. of 23andMe Inc.
Ari Horie of Women’s Startup Lab
Sherry Houston of Stroke Awareness Foundation
Nadia Hussain of Polyvore
Tricia Iboshi of BlackArrow,Inc.
Anabel L. Jensen of SixSeconds
Ann Stimmler Johnson of Interana
Deborah Juran of RBC Wealth Management
Tina Kapoor of City of San Jose
Alice Katwan of Genesys
Anjali Kausar of Cupertino Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer Kelleher Cloyd of LawFoundation of Silicon Valley
Anne Kennedy of Keller Williams Peninsula Estates, Keller Williams Coastside
Amy Klement of Omidyar Network
Kelly Kline of City of Fremont
Sarita Kohli of Asian Americans for Community Involvement
Ute Krudewagen of DLA PiperLLP
Ruma Kumar, M.D. of Kaiser Permanente
Renee La Londe of iTalent Corporation
Eleanor Lacey of SurveyMonkeyInc.
Vanessa Larco of Box
Lori Laub of Yiftee
Denia M. Leal of San Jose Water Company
Jacqueline K.S. Lee of Jones Day
Carrie LeRoy of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Chandra Lopez-Brooks of Career Systems Development/Job Corps
Kira Makagon of RingCentral
Wendy Mattes of Jasper Ridge Farm
Sandra Miley of Vocera
Marie Millares of San Jose Made (SJMADE)
Catharina Y. Min of Reed Smith LLP
Beverly Nabors of MRC Smart Technology Solutions
Patricia Nakache of Trinity Ventures
Lucie Newcomb, M.A. of The NewComm Global Group, Inc.
Phuong H Nguyen, M.D. of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Carmen O’Shea of SAP
Joan Opp of Stanford Federal Credit Union
Helen Marchese Owen of Marchese Family Properties
Phuong Y. Phillips of SolarCity Corporation
Elizabeth Pipkin of McManis Faulkner
Dr. Yan Qu of ShareThis
Erin Rand of Service Rocket
Christina Richards of AOptix
Melinda Riechert of Morgan Lewis
Annie Rogaski of HIPLegal LLP
Kerrie Romanow of City of San Jose
Jenny Rutherford of Bluescape
Sherri R. Sager of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
Dr. Michelle Sandberg of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Anita Scott of eBay Inc.
Saina S. Shamilov of Fenwick & West LLP
Dana Shaw of ICon Professional Services
Ilyce Shugall of Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
Catrina Simbe of Robert Half
Christina Smedley of PayPal
Allison Spinner of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Debra Springer-Bowman of TechCU
Sash Sunkara of RackWare Inc.
Dawn Sweatt of Berliner Cohen
Erin Teague of Yahoo
Eva Tsai of vArmour
Luz L. Urrutia of Oportun, formerly Progreso Financiero
Lisa Van Dusen of Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2)
Norma Watenpaugh of Phoenix Consulting Group
Elizabeth Xu of BMC
Dori L. Yob of Hopkins & Carley
AnnMarie Zimmermann of Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen