2022 Red Ladder Women in Outsourcing Awards

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

The 2022 winner for Women Empower Women: 

Hui Wu-Curtis

The 2022 winner for Leadership in Innovation during the Pandemic: 

Sona Patel

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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 were automatically nominated for the Unstoppable Women 2022 list.

Unstoppable Women 2022


  • Aeysha Coetzee, Head of Recruitment, Sigma Connected
  • Anita Karlsson-Dion, Managing Partner, IBM
  • Candice Roberts, CEO, CallForce Outsourcing Specialists
  • Chitra Rajeshwari, Executive Director and Principal, Avasant Foundation
  • Constance Simmons, Team Leader, Sigma Connected
  • Elena Kozhemyakina, Managing Partner, BLS
  • Janice Salchert, Senior Partner, IBM
  • Lina Jaramillo, General Manager, Perficient Latin America
  • Marie Stangl, Associate Vice President - Technology Business Operations, Ascension
  • Maura Hudson, Head of Brand Insights & Innovation Group, Colliers
  • Melanie Prestridge, Partner, Advisory & Transformation, West Monroe
  • Olexsandra Dudka, Software Architect, Sigma Software
  • Olga Skydan, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, Miratech
  • Sandra Fahmy, HR Director, RAYA CX
  • Saskia Hill, CEO, MCS Debt Recovery/Connect BPS
  • Shirin Alipanah, Senior Director, Avasant LLC
  • Smita Bhatnagar, Director, Affirm Inc
  • Swapna Kaswa, Technical Architect Manager, Verizon
  • Uma Ganesh, Chairperson, Global Talent Track
  • Ves Kjenstad, Vice President, IT Operations, Bristol - Myers Squibb

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