TUESDAY | THE STRATUS ROOFTOP
INSPIRATION. Philadelphia’s notables gathered to celebrate the 2nd Annual Annual Rad Awards at Stratus Rooftop Lounge. The Rad Awards honors local women of merit who inspire others in the fields of technology, media, culture and business.
NOMINEES THIS YEAR
Technologist Of The Year -Andrea Baric, FemmeHacks Pam Selle, Software Engineer Comcast. Lauren Pittenger, Designer at LBDesign. Kara Lindstrom, Program Manager at Drexel University.
Designer of The Year -Angela Monaco. Shophouse Design. Gabrielle Mandel . Iris Barbee Bonner.
Artist Of The Year -Amberella. Aubrie Costello . Francis Quinlan . Beth Beverly.
Nonprofit Of The Year
-Jaden’s Voice, Terri Matthews
. Rock To The Future, Jessica Craft.
West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, Sheila Ireland.
The Food Trust, Yael Lehmann.
Educator Of The Year -Marley Diaz, #1000BlackGirlBooks Valerie V. Gay. Executive Director of Art Sanctuary . Tracey Welson-Rossman, TechGirlz . Jeannine Kayembe, Urban Creators.
Product Of The Year- Hand in Hand Soap, Courtney Apple. NoBowl Feeding System, Liz Bales Loopit. Vanessa Chan Inspired Brews, Jessa Stevens and Jennifer Snow.
Connector Of The Year
-Stacey Kracher, Zarwin Baum
. Yuval Yarden, Philly Startup Leaders.
Corinne Warnshuis, Girl Develop It
. Tina Wells, Buzz Marketing.
Innovator Of The Year- Yasmine Mustafa, ROAR For Good. Keesha Boyd, Executive Director for the Multicultural Consumer Services Comcast . Kathryn Stracquatanio, Tech Lead at Bluecadet . Bethany Edwards, CEO of Lia Diagnostics
Storyteller Of The Year– Julie Zeglen, Generocity. Amanda Wagner, CurateThis . Sofiya Ballin, The Philadelphia Inquirer. Joy Manning and Marisa McClellan, Local Mouthful. Entrepreneur Of The Year- Emily Bittenbender, Bittenbender Construction. Ariell R. Johnson, Owner of Amalgam Coffee. Shari Shapiro, Ivocate. Elena Brennan, Bus Stop Boutique.
Activists of The Year– Katie Monroe, Women Bike PHL. Catzie Vilayphonh, Laos In The House. Kristin Schwab, Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance. Gretchen Dahlkemper-Alfonso, Mom’s Clean Air Force.
Rad Guy Of The Year -Dr. Stephen Tang, President and CEO University City Science Center. Nick Stuccio, President & Producing Director Fringe Arts. Brendan Lowry, Peopledelphia. Ofo Ezeguwu, Whose Your Landlord.
Rad Girl Of The Year –Danielle Cohn, Director of Entrepreneurial Engagement at Comcast. Karin Copeland, Executive Director Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia. Mary K Dougherty, Mary K Dougherty and Associates. Jayatri Das, Chief Bioscientist, Franklin Institute.