2013 Nominee: Sandra Ordoñez
The New Americano
As a brilliant, hard-working teacher and leader, Sandra Ordoñez has an exciting digital history that includes collaboration with open source and web communities. Founder of Collaborative Nation, a virtual hacker space for those who love all things digital, she aims to foster an environment where individuals can educate themselves on topics that include digital strategy, community management, bicultural/multicultural communications, web culture, and collaboration. This New Americana also helps organizations navigate the online universe, like Girls in Tech and their programs, in order to inspire and educate girls and women to take on careers in technology.