That time when we turned Platinum for a great cause! CIO magazine conducts an Annual Charity Golf Tournament every year to help economically disadvantaged college students attending two and four year colleges in the Bay Area who are pursuing degrees in IT and computer science related fields.
Many of these students are the first of their family to earn a college degree, and are often overcoming challenging circumstances as they pursue a career in the realm of information technology. The CIO Scholarship Fund (CIOSF) embraces the philosophy that individuals who are able to overcome adversity bring unique skills and value to the workplace. What being the future IT leaders of the world.
The fund covers various aspects of education from scholarships to internships. This year CriticalRiver also became a part of this esteemed journey and and helped raise about $750,000 in student scholarships, tutoring programs. They promised is to deliver an opportunity to connect with these brilliant student in a fun, impactful, and exclusive environment. And they delivered!
From CritcalRiver, we had our team members - Anji, Kyle, Aparna and Nayyar being present for this event.
This year the event was on the 22 of September at the Wente Vineyards. This exclusive event is for CIOs in the San Francisco Bay Area with over fifty senior IT executives participating each year. This elite group of IT Royalty have pledged their support to help make this annual tournament a continuing success.