Alliance of Channel Women Names 3Q Big Impact Winner

The Alliance of Channel Women, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of female channel leaders in technology, announced today that Rachel Schaeffer, Global Director of Channel at SuccessKPI, was selected as the group’s Big Impact Winner for Q3 2022. Honorees are chosen quarterly by ACW from nominees who are Living the ACW Advocacy Pledge: Women Supporting Women.

The ACW Advocacy Pledge Program was started in 2020 by the ACW Advocacy Committee (now the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee) to encourage women to support each other. The ACW Advocacy Pledge is “Behind Every Successful Woman is a Community of Successful Women Who Have Her Back.”

ACW encourages women to go on record supporting the ACW Advocacy Pledge by signing its pledge page. In addition, the association encourages visitors to nominate women who are “living the pledge.”

Schaeffer, the Big Impact Winner for Q3 2022, was nominated by Emil Modugno, Head of Channels at SuccessKPI, who wrote:

“[Rachel] is a champion for women in our company. Leading by example and ensuring every voice is heard – especially those who do not feel empowered. …She’s shown women in our company that their voices can be heard, are valued and need to be heard. They are critical for our future growth as a diverse and inclusive workplace. …I’m so impressed with Rachel’s drive and perseverance. …Since joining my team, she has led by example and gone above and beyond. …Rachel is an inspiration to our company.”

Read the full nomination here.

Other Living the Pledge Q3 nominees, include:

  • Sandra Blettner, Migration Partner Development Manager at AWS
  • Melissa Church, Founder at Digi-Buzz
  • Lorena Puica, Founder and CEO of syd (iamYiam)

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