Pamela Samuelson was recently honored by the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology. She is the first Women of Vision winner in the Social Impact category.
The Women of Vision Award winners were selected from a field of more than 60 nominees, all of who are engaged in technology in industry, academia or government. The Women of Vision Award for Social Impact recognizes a woman who has significantly influenced the ways in which technology impacts society and/or the community, creating positive change in our world.
Pamela Samuelson is a McArthur Prize Winner and a professor at the University of California at Berkeley with a joint appointment in the School of Information Management & Systems and the School of Law. She teaches courses on intellectual property, cyber law and information policy. Pam received the University of Hawaii 's distinguished alumni award, has been named one of the nation's 50 most influential lawyers, one of the 100 most influential people in the digital age, and one of the 25 most intriguing minds of the new economy.
For more information on Professor Samuelson or to read her acceptance speech, please go to the Anita Borg Institute website.