Author: Edison Awards

Since 1987, The Edison Awards™ have recognized and honored some of the most innovative new products, services and business leaders in the world. The organization is named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose extraordinary new product and market development methods garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents and made him a household name across the world. The Edison Awards symbolize the persistence and excellence personified by Edison, while strengthening the human drive for innovation, creativity and ingenuity.

Karen Panetta

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Karen Panetta is Dean of Graduate Engineering Education at Tufts University. Tufts is recognized as a premier university dedicated to educating new leaders for a changing world. Karen Panetta’s Story When did your interest in science or engineering begin? As a little girl, I was always interested in “magic” and dreaming of solutions to problems … Continue reading Karen Panetta

Shuhong Wang

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Shuhong Wang is Technical Laureate at Dupont. For over 200 years, DuPont has been synonymous with life-changing discoveries and scientific know-how, reinventing themselves along the way. Shuhong Wang’s Story When did your interest in science or engineering begin? My interest in science started in Middle school after I took chemistry and physics. I found the … Continue reading Shuhong Wang

Jessica Snyder

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Jessica Snyder is Hemlock (MI) Site Leader at Dupont. For over 200 years, DuPont has been synonymous with life-changing discoveries and scientific know-how, reinventing themselves along the way. Jessica Snyder’s Story When did your interest in science or engineering begin? I was encouraged by several high school teachers to explore engineering and I had the … Continue reading Jessica Snyder

FPL Partners with Edison Awards to Celebrate Nation’s Most Innovative Companies

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (PRWEB) April 08, 2021 The Edison Awards is pleased to announce Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) as a new gold sponsor for its 2021 Edison Awards. In its 34th year, The Edison Awards recognizes international innovation and entrepreneurship in 15 categories. The event will be held in Fort Myers as a … Continue reading FPL Partners with Edison Awards to Celebrate Nation’s Most Innovative Companies

Edison Awards to Host Solar-Powered Earth Day Event

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FORT MYERS, Fla., March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ The Edison Awards is pleased to announce a solar-powered Earth Day event as a part of its 34th annual awards celebration. A full day of educational activities – both live and virtual – will take place on April 22, 2021, at Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town, and … Continue reading Edison Awards to Host Solar-Powered Earth Day Event

Rochelle Graham-Campbell

Rochelle Alikay Graham-Campbell is CEO and Founder of Alikay Naturals, a beauty & lifestyle brand. The company’s mission is to be a leader in providing quality products and services that promotes education and healthy beauty practices, raise awareness of natural ingredients and support underserved communities. Ms. Graham-Campbell’s Story Long before founders Rochelle Alikay Graham-Campbell and … Continue reading Rochelle Graham-Campbell

Keenan Beasley

Keenan Beasley is the founder of Venture Noire. This non-profit mentors and develops underprivileged diverse entrepreneurs and provides them with access to capital. Mr. Beasley’s Story Today, only around 1% of venture capital dollars goes to entrepreneurs of color. Coupled with discriminatory lending practices and institutional bias, America has undercut over 1 million minority-owned businesses … Continue reading Keenan Beasley

Chelsea Newton

Chelsea Newton is Assistant Lab Manager at Purafil, Inc.. Purafil engineers and manufactures gas-phase air filtration media, modules, equipment and air monitoring instrumentation. Their focus is to create the world’s best air purification products to make your life and business better. Ms. Newton’s Story: What is my innovation story? When I first looked at this … Continue reading Chelsea Newton