Edge Woman of the Year Award


The State of the Edge and Edge Computing World were honored to sponsor the first annual Edge Woman of the Year Award, presented to outstanding female and non-binary professionals in edge computing for outstanding performance in their roles elevating Edge.

This program highlights the growing importance of the contributions and accomplishments of women in this innovative industry.


Farah Papaioannou, Co-Founder and President of Edgeworx

Farah was chosen from a highly competitive list of 10 finalists each of whom has shown strong leadership in their field for her outstanding impact on the edge computing industry and her multidimensional leadership in the technology industry including venture capital, edge cloud computing, and open source projects.

This EWoY process was initiated by the State of the Edge in Partnership with Edge Computing World, and seeks to elevate the profile of female talent within the industry. It’s clear that female talent is more than ready and able to help provide its share of the many leaders that this fast expanding business sector will need if it’s to meet its huge potential in the next few years.

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