Monique Morrow, humanitarian, technological pioneer, and co-founder of The Humanized Internet, was today awarded the prestigious Global Citizen Award® by leading international citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners.
Synopsis of Sustainable Accomplishments
Under Cisco’s Office of the CTO, both as an individual contributor and manager, Monique built a strong leadership team in Asia-Pacific. Her specific geo-area targets were China and India. Monique’s role in these important regions drove Cisco’s globalization and country strategies and met all of her targeted goals.
Monique has consistently demonstrated the willingness and courage to take risks and explore new market opportunities for Cisco. These innate qualities are part of her DNA and are of great value to the company and all the global organizations in which she is involved.
Monique was strategic in pivoting Cisco to the Internet of Things and Cloud Computing as early as 2010. She was recognized by induction into the Cisco Technology Radar Hall of Fame.
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Monique is a staunch advocate for women in technology.
Monique believes in multigenerational teams and people with interdisciplinary skills required to communicate depth with breadth in this 21st century and beyond.
She has been globally recognized for her work as follows:
Monique is spearheading the “Internet of Women” global collaborative movement with a goal to develop a new social science for women in technology to sustainably transform this industry together.
Monique is also co-WISE Exec Sponsor at Cisco; advocate for Cisco Women in Technology and Cisco Women for Cybersecurity Communities.
CloudNOW, the executive consortium for the leading women in cloud and converging technologies announced Monique Morrow as being the ‘Top Women in Cloud Innovations’.
First Women in Standardization Expert Group (WISE)
ITU organized its first Women in Standardization Expert Group (WISE) event at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16), on 30 October 2016 in Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia. The event consisted of a workshop on practical skills for successful negotiations, as part of ITU-T's commitment to promoting equality for men and women delegates attending its meetings and conferences, followed by a panel discussion highlighting the experiences of leading women from the ICT and standardization fields.
YWCA - Women of Influence
The YWCA-NYC envisions a day when the diverse women of New York City, once seen as at risk or working poor, can sustain themselves and their families, and are empowered to define and attain their own unique goals and aspirations, contributing to strong communities, building a better New York for everyone.
Monique was selected to be included on the second N2Women list of "1O Women In Networking/Communications That You Should Know"
Monique became BWM's Visionary of the Year 2016 - Technology, Social Change and Ethics. She also gained the title of Social Media Champion of the Year - 2016.