July 4, 2020

Local Resident Receives Small Business Innovation and Leadership Award

Laura Dietz, Niantic Conn. resident receives the Connecticut Technology Council’s 2011 Women of Innovation Award for Small Business Innovation and Leadership.

Niantic  resident Laura Dietz has received the Connecticut Technology Council’s 2011 Small Business Innovation and Leadership Award from the Council’s Women of Innovation program.

Dietz was one of ten women honored March 31 during the seventh annual Women of Innovation awards dinner at The Aqua Turf in Southington, Conn. The awards program, sponsored by the Connecticut Technology Council, recognizes women in the workforce who are innovators, role models and leaders in the technology, science and engineering fields.

Dietz currently serves as the vice president of Sonalysts, Inc. Her extensive experience with training technology had been applied to the Air Force, Navy and Army training programs.

“Many of Connecticut’s most extraordinary and talented women working in technology are in attendance tonight,” said Matthew Nemerson, president and CEO of the Connecticut Technology Council. “This awards event allows us to recognize these exceptional innovators and leaders, while also introducing them to a professional network of peers who are equally accomplished.”

The Connecticut Technology Council (www.ct.org) is the state’s industry association for the technology sector. CTC’s mission is to “connect people, ideas and opportunities to the global technology and innovation community.” CTC provides members with business assistance and specialized programs, in addition to promoting and supporting public policies that position Connecticut to have a globally recognized “culture of innovation” that helps attract great ideas and entrepreneurs to in turn develop new jobs and wealth for the state