Women of Innovation finalists Reem Alattas and Alice Turner

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Connecticut Technology Council’s 15th annual Women of Innovation Awards will honor women of all ages who are making their mark in a dozen different fields.

Reem Alattas is an inventor dedicated to harnessing technology to serve humanity. She is the creator of Rumble Helmet, a smart bicycle helmet with integrated light system and Rumble Lights, retrofit product that can be attached to an existing bicycle and scooter helmet to improve the visibility and safety of the cyclists. Reem is also a NASA datanaut, and was the first female Technical Account Manager at Microsoft Saudi Arabia. She received her Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from the University of Bridgeport in 2018.

Alice M. Turner is a former corporate training executive who has more than 25 years of experience as an educator, entrepreneur, and community leader. She has trained, coached, and advised several teams of diverse high school youth to achieve success in statewide business competitions
including hackathons and technology pitch competitions. Alice also founded Urban Tekk, an inclusive inner-city technology incubator for youth in Hartford that provides underrepresented students with technology-focused career and business ownership opportunities.

Event Info:

Connecticut Technology Council’s15th Annual Women of Innovation Awards
Wednesday, March 27 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville 
Tickets: CT.org/woi

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