Co-Founder and Chief Social Impact Officer of Automation Anywhere recognized for her contribution to progress women, and makes automation a global force for good
SAN JOSE, Calif., November 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Automation Anywhere, the #1 leader in intelligent cloud-native automation, today announced that Neeti Mehta Shukla, the company’s Co-Founder and Social Impact Officer, recipient of the Women’s Enterprise Day Organization (WEDO) Technology Pioneer Award. She will be honored later this week at the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Summit at United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
WEDO, a voluntary non-governmental organization whose mission is to empower women economically and alleviate poverty worldwide, celebrates the central role of women in the impact of disruptive technologies and economic freedom, as well as dignity and advancement of women’s entrepreneurship. The summit will be broadcast live on 19 November – which was also announced as Women’s Entrepreneur Day.
Mehta Shukla being recognized for twenty years of entrepreneurship – a journey that began in 2003 when a new software category was created – intelligent automation. She is one of the four founders of Automation Anywhere, whose mission is to inspire the future of work by unleashing human potential.
With Automation Anywhere’s intelligent automation platform, organizations and teams everywhere can build a digital workforce, where people working alongside bots can help companies transform, innovate and scale. In 2022, the company’s cloud customers are running about 50 million automations, and large enterprises are deploying thousands of bots across their organizations—which is driving growth. Mehta Shukla only a handful of women in the world have founded or co-founded multi-billion dollar companies.
Today, she leads the Social Impact Office of Automation Anywhere which aims to reach 100 million people with intelligent automation. She established the Office of Social Impact to make technology more accessible to vulnerable populations, including working women and mothers among those typically left behind. When technology is made more assessable through further training programmes, the skills gained can connect to new opportunities and a lucrative career ladder.
“I am honored to receive this award from WEDO and proud to be recognized alongside inspired female entrepreneurs who are reshaping the future of business,” Mehta Shukla said. “I am also grateful for the generations of female leaders whose expertise, resilience and creativity have transformed companies, and whose passion and mentorship have paved the way for others to succeed and innovate in the future.”
The WEDO Pioneer Awards honor distinguished women who are leaders and innovators across multiple categories with inspiring achievements. Award recipients span industries including health, education, music, business, celebrity, sports, art, fashion, philanthropy, beauty, social responsibility, space/science, finance, technology, and environment/animals.
“Historically, women around the world have been underpaid, undervalued, underrepresented, underfunded and underappreciated, and we are dedicated, determined and committed to changing this global inequality,” said Wendy Diamond, CEO and Founder of WEDO. “Neeti exemplifies these qualities through her work to make technology accessible to all and is very deserving of this prestigious recognition.”
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About Automation Anywhere
Automation Anywhere is the No. 1 cloud automation platform. 1, which delivers automated information and process solutions across all industries to automate end-to-end business processes to achieve the fastest path to enterprise transformation. The company offers the world’s only cloud-native platform that combines RPA, artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics to automate repetitive tasks and build enterprise agility, freeing people to tackle the next big idea and better customer relationships build depth that drives business growth. For more information, visit www.automationanywhere.com.
Automation Anywhere is a registered trademark/service mark of Automation Anywhere, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
About the Organization of Women’s Enterprise Day
The Women’s Enterprise Day Organization (WEDO) is a year-round movement that supports women in business around the world. WEDO ignites women leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs to launch startups, drive economic expansion, and advance communities around the world. Women’s Entrepreneurs Day is celebrated in 144 countries and 65 universities and colleges internationally, with 333 global ambassadors across every continent. WEDO’s mission is to empower the world’s 4 billion women to be catalysts for change and uplift the 250 million girls living in poverty worldwide.
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