It's time to submit your nominations for the third annual Rad Awards - Philly


Mar. 17, 2017 8:31 am

It’s time to submit your nominations for the third annual Rad Awards

The ceremony honors local women in technology, media, culture and business. Nominate your favorite people by April 3.

At the 2016 Rad Awards.

(Photo by Christopher Wink)

Blink twice and Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast will be upon us.

And as the city’s biggest tech festival nears, so does the annual celebration that “honors local women leaders in the fields of technology, media, culture and business” aka the Rad Awards, run by Leah Kauffman of Red Spark, the parent company of 50onRed.

Nominate your favorite women (and one lucky guy) for these categories:

  • Rad Girl of the Year
  • Rad Guy of the Year
  • Innovator of the Year
  • Designer of the Year
  • Connector of the Year
  • Educator of the Year
  • Activist of the Year
  • Product of the Year
  • Storyteller of the Year
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Artist of the Year
  • Technologist of the Year
  • Nonprofit of the Year
Submit your faves by April 3

At last year’s ceremony, Comcast’s Danielle Cohn and the Science Center’s Stephen Tang were hailed as Rad Girl and Rad Guy, respectively.

Roberto Torres

Roberto Torres became Lead Philly Reporter in May 2016. Prior, he was a freelance contributor to and Al Dia News. The native Venezuelan moved to Philadelphia in 2015 after reporting on research at his alma mater, the University of Zulia. Whenever he's not fencing deadlines, he can be found standing in line at Overbrook Pizza in West Philly, running Netflix/Hulu marathons with his wife or reading news from Venezuela.


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