Cynthia Sternard from Associated Bank was recognized with a MKE Tech Community Impact Award for her passions in Tech Advancement and DEI at the 2023 Summerfest Tech Conference.


“I am honored to be recognized with this award for my work and passion in Tech Advancement & Outreach and DE&I,” said Sternard. “I continue to learn from so many amazing individuals and organizations, and this award is a reflection of each and every one of them and their commitment and passion for this work.”


Summerfest Tech began in 2018 with the goal of leveraging the Summerfest brand to showcase technology and provide a forum for attendees from the tech and business community to network, educate and celebrate the evolution of technology. Summerfest Tech continues to champion the regional business community, while shining the spotlight on Wisconsin’s growing reputation as a tech hub, highlighting the growth and opportunity in the region. Programming from local, regional and national speakers, as well as a cash-prize pitch competition, connects the tech community around relevant topics.


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