TECHXNY/PC EXPO and Working Woman Magazine Announce Winners of First Annual W.E.S.T. Awards Working Woman Magazine Celebrates the Winners of the 2001 Women Elevating

Science and Technology (W.E.S.T) Awards



    NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 9, 2001, TECHXNY/PC EXPO
 announced its collaboration with Working Woman Magazine for the presentation
 of the first annual Women Elevating Science and Technology (W.E.S.T.) Awards.
 The winners have since been chosen, and will be featured in the June issue of
 Working Woman Magazine.  A special W.E.S.T. Awards ceremony will also be held
 at 4:00 PM on June 27, 2001 at the Working Woman booth (#2746) during the
 Annual PC EXPO, which is now part of Technology Exchange Week New York
 (TECHXNY).
     TECHXNY (http://www.techxny.com), a new venture created by CMP Media that
 will be held June 25-28, 2001, is designed to unite companies and associations
 that are instrumental in shaping today's business and technology solutions.
 TECHXNY will feature special events and conference programs, revolving around
 the 19th annual PC EXPO, which will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention
 Center in New York City.
     "We are thrilled to have the opportunity to honor these women at PC EXPO,"
 says Christina Condos, Show Director of PC EXPO.  "They are true pioneers,
 both as women and as leaders in their fields, and truly deserve recognition as
 such."
     The six exceptional women being honored as W.E.S.T. Award winners include:
 
     * Barbara Babcock, Corporate Vice President & President, e-Business
       Services, Unisys
 
     * Janet Davidson, Group President INS & Network Operations Software,
       Lucent Technologies
 
     * Harriet Pearson, Chief Privacy Officer, IBM Corporation
 
     * Mary Byron, Managing Director (Technology Division), Goldman Sachs
 
     * Anne Mulcahy, President & COO, Xerox
 
     * Padmasree Warrior, Corporate Vice President & Chief Technology Officer,
       Director Digital DNA Labs, Semiconductor Products Sector, Motorola
 
     "We are thrilled to be presenting the awards to these amazing women," says
 Kay Koplovitz, CEO of WorkingWomanNetwork, Inc., parent company of Working
 Woman Magazine.  "How terrific that so many women are paving new roads in
 science and technology today; we couldn't be more excited to have six such
 deserving recipients of the W.E.S.T. Awards."
     The W.E.S.T. Awards will be presented at an on-site champagne reception
 held at the Working Woman booth at PC EXPO.  In addition to honoring the six
 award-winners, Working Woman will present six "TechBlazer" Scholarships to the
 top female science student at each award recipient's high school alma mater,
 thereby helping the next generation of women to succeed in the future worlds
 of science and technology.  Corporate Supports of the special Women and
 Technology 2001 Section include Abbott Laboratories, Goldman Sachs, IBM and
 Xerox.
     WorkingWomanNetwork, Inc. reaches women in business through a full-service
 360-degree program of properties including, but not limited to, Working Woman
 and Working Mother magazines, the National Association for Female Executives
 (NAFE), Business Women's Network (BWN), and WorkingWomanNetwork Live Events.
 Signature issues and related events include The 100 Best Companies for Working
 Mothers, Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards and The Working Woman 500, which
 celebrates the top 500 women owned U.S. businesses, who had a combined annual
 revenue in 2000 of over $100 billion dollars.
     In addition to the W.E.S.T. Awards, TECHXNY will feature a full week of
 conferences, education summits and special events.  The PC EXPO exhibition
 will showcase top IT vendors and solution providers, offering attendees the
 opportunity to explore the newest developments in mobile and wireless
 technologies, B2B and B2C e-commerce systems, leading-edge internet security
 advances, CRM solutions, ASPs, and storage applications.  For more details on
 TECHX NY and PC EXPO, please contact Christina Condos, show director, at
 212-600-3027, or via email at ccondos@cmp.com.  Additional information is
 available on the website, at http://www.techxny.com.
 
     About CMP Media LLC
     CMP Media LLC (http://www.cmpnet.com) is a leading high-tech media company
 providing essential information and marketing services to the entire
 technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide.
 Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer
 marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their
 individual needs.  Its diverse products and services include newspapers,
 magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education
 and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing and
 consulting.
 
     Contact:  Lisa Famularo
               CMP Media LLC
               212-600-3102
               lfamularo@cmp.com
 
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