WomenTech Network announced the finalists for the Women in Tech Global Awards 2022 celebrating 100,000 women, minorities, and allies in tech. United States - December 23, 2022 -- Elle Ramel and GET Cities Chicago were recognized as finalists at the largest virtual awards celebration in technology for women, minorities, and their allies, Women in Tech Global Awards 2022 by WomenTech Network, the world's largest community for women in tech with more than 6,000 ambassadors from 172 countries.1,247 contestants from 142 countries in 16 categoriesGET Cities Chicago was named a finalist in the category Community Initiative of the Year for The Tech Equity Working Group's work in collaboratively designing city-wide solutions and collective infrastructure to address gender and racial inequities for Chicago-based tech founders. The winners were announced on Dec. 1 at the Women in Tech Global Awards & Inspire Summit. Events at the WTGA & Inspire Summit 2022 on Dec 01 An entire day full of insightful talks and networking opportunities. Q&A with 20 keynote speakers from Intel, Airbnb, Meta, IBM, and more.The virtual ceremony & summit featured some of the most accomplished women in tech. About GET Cities Chicago and the Tech Equity Working GroupThe Tech Equity Working Group (TEWG), an initiative of GET Cities Chicago directed by Elle Ramel, is a rolling cohort of accelerators, incubators, funds, and mission-aligned ecosystem supporters designing city-wide solutions and collective infrastructure to address gender and racial inequities for Chicago-based tech founders.Past successful piloted projects of the Tech Equity Working Group include a Venture Scout Fellowship that works to support aspiring marginalized venture capitalists (now hosted at TEWG member Chicago:Blend), and a Chicago Tech Desk that includes grants and consultation for marginalized entrepreneurs to tech-enable their businesses. WomenTech Network strives to empower women in tech through leadership development, professional growth, and mentorship programs.