Dr. Sara Rushinek Inducted Into Women in Technology Hall of Fame

June 18, 2019

By Robert Wagenseil

Dr. Sara Rushinek, professor of Business Technology and Health Informatics at the University of Miami Business School, was inducted into the WITI ( Women in Technology International) Hall of Fame during WITI’s annual Women in Technology Summit held in San Jose, CA. The prestigious award honors women for their contributions in science and technology.

WITI, the leading advocate for innovation, inclusivity and STEAM, established this prestigious award 25 years ago to recognize outstanding contributions women have been making in technology and innovation and impacting society and businesses. To date, more than 135 trailblazers have been inducted into the Women in Technology Hall of Fame.

“We launched the Women in Technology Hall of Fame in 1996 - at a time when there were no platforms showcasing the contributions of women in technology,” said Carolyn Leighton, CEO and founder, WITI. “Since then, more than 100 exceptional women have been selected for this award. These Women in Technology Hall of Fame inductees inspire future generations to reach higher, push boundaries, and create breakthroughs that will positively impact our future.”

Dr. Rushinek is also a professor in the Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Investigation (MSCTI) Research Program at the Miller School of Medicine. She specializes in expert and artificial intelligence systems, big data analytics, cutting-edge hybrid collaborative tools and techniques, SEO app development, computer litigation support, health informatics, cyber security, blockchain applications and automated algorithmic trading systems. She serves on the leadership team of WITI, the Government Blockchain Association, and as an Academic Advocate for ISACA.

In addition, she serves as an advisor, consultant and mentor to the business, tech, and startup communities. Dr. Rushinek has been a visiting professor at the University of Southern California (USC), University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Tel Aviv University, and the Technion. She earned her undergraduate degree from Tel Aviv University and her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.

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