Red Ladder Women in Outsourcing

HCL's Red Ladder Women in Outsourcing Awards, in partnership with IAOP

The 2020 winner for Leadership in Transformational Sourcing: 

Kate North
Vice President, Workplace Advisory

The 2020 winner for Excellence in Innovation
– Emerging Technologies: 

Lisa Taubler
Consumer Affairs
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

The 2020 winner for Women Empower Women:

Chitra Rajeshwari
Executive Director
Avasant Foundation

The 2020 winner for Rising Star:

Dynah Kent
Head of Buy-side Engagement and Offshore Outsourcing Operations
Institutional Investor Research


















This list of unstoppable women honors those women who are advancing in both the I.T. and Outsourcing industries. This group of outstanding women executives are not only making an impact in their business but also demonstrating leadership, passion and determination, inspiring others and providing opportunities for others to succeed. These women are admirable examples of what can be achieved by women with vision in all corners of the globe. 

This list is a compilation of exemplary women who are up & coming in I.T. and Outsourcing. All nominations received for HCL’s Red Ladder Awards are automatically includedin the Unstoppable Women 2020 list.

Unstoppable Women 2020

  • Abby Charfauros, Technical Manager, software development, Verizon
  • Ada Woo, Senior Director, Strategy and Implementation, ACT
  • Christa L. Petros, Vice President, Product Development, SiriusXM Radio
  • Christina Self, General Manager, Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Tyson Foods
  • Diana Karklins, Vice President, Kellogg Company
  • Elena Kozhemyakina, Managing Partner, BLS
  • Eva Telecka, Director, IT Risk management & Security, MSD (Merck in US)
  • Hari Pothakamuri, Director of Platform Operations, Rogers Communications Inc
  • Heidi Solomon-Orlick, Global Vice President of Sales, VXI Global Solutions
  • Irena Prasilova, Director, MSD
  • Jane Holmes, Senior Manager, Service Delivery EMEA, Avon
  • Jeanette Nyden, President, Sound Partnership Strategies, Inc.
  • Jenifer Jones Barbato, Executive Director, Head of BI and Enterprise Data Science, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
  • Jennifer Lloyd, Vice President, Healthcare and Consumer, Analog Devices Inc.,
  • Jennifer P. McClennan, Head, Strategic Negotiations, Infosys
  • Kimberly Anstett, CIO, Iron Mountain
  • Lee Ann Taras, Director Office of CIO, Rite Aid
  • Linda F. White, Vice President, Colliers International
  • Liz Michaud, SVP & CIO – Enterprise Applications, NBCUniversal
  • Masooma Bhaiwala, CVP, AMD
  • Maura Hudson, SVP Marketing & Research, Colliers International
  • Megan Weis, VP & General Manager, FAO Services, Personiv
  • Melanie Morland, Sr. Manager, Customer Engagement, Kraft Heinz
  • Melody Buchanan, Category Sourcing Expert, Verizon
  • Michele McCaffrey, Director, IT Supplier Management, Rogers
  • Michelle Miller, Director, Consumer Care, Conagra Brands
  • Michelle Needles, Senior Vice President, Solutions Development, Colliers International
  • Neeti Bhardwaj, Principal, A.T. Kearney
  • Nicole Cornelius, Sr. Manager, Subway Card Program, IPC Subway
  • Poornima Raman, Project Manager, Delta Dental of California
  • Preeti Pabreja, Director of Engineering, Advantasure
  • Rachel Barber, SVP & CTO, Gaming and Lottery, IGT
  • Radha Ramaswami Basu, Chief Executive Officer, iMerit Technology Services
  • Rasha Ezzeldin, Solutions Director, Xceed
  • Renée B. Lahti, SVP & CIO, Hitachi Vantara
  • Roxanne Cloutier, Senior Vice President, Media Software and Services, Application Development, Turner
  • Roz Broome, Chief Operating Officer, Capability BPO (Pty) Ltd
  • Ruchi Pareek, Senior SAP Manager, Marcolin U.S.A. Eyewear Corp
  • Ruslana Loziner, Senior Financial Analyst, Estee Lauder Inc.
  • Sandhya Sinha, Associate Vice President, Wipro Limited
  • Saskia S. Hill, CEO, MCS Debt Recovery
  • Shawnee Brown, Associate Director, Global Social Media Strategy – The Merck Manuals, Merck
  • Sheila V. Bridge-Razza, Sr. Director IT Governance & Finance, True Value Company LLC
  • Shuchita Singh, Senior Director, AbbVie Inc.
  • Smita Rajmohan, , Cooley LLP
  • Stephanie Lucia, Consumer Engagement Manager, Nestle Waters
  • Sue Melfi, Director Member Services, Consumer Reports
  • Susan Boyd, Managing Director Digital Delivery COE, Emergent Holdings Inc
  • Susan D. Varley, Senior Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Susan Jolly, Senior Manager – Product & Technology, T-Mobile USA Inc.
  • Umme Salma Naqvi Zia hyder Naqvi, Headmistress, School
  • Wendy Shlensky, Vice President, HGS

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