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DSF Geri Wolff Scholarship Awarded
Warrenton, VA – The Digital Signage Federation® (DSF), the only independent not-for-profit trade organization serving the digital signage industry is pleased to announce that Sonia Darlison has been awarded the DSF Geri Wolf Scholarship for the 2017-18 year. Darlison, a student at the University of Waterloo’s in the Global Business and Digital Arts program, has been studying and working in multimedia development, UX and UI design, marketing, and business analysis. She will receive an award of $2,000 to be applied to her academic fees for her senior year of study at the University of Waterloo.
The DSF’s Geri Wolff Scholarship is designed to raise the awareness of digital signage as a career choice among qualified young women who are committed to a professional career in computer sciences and related technology and digital design fields. This award is also intended to help broaden employment diversity, by encouraging employers to hire qualified women in a variety of IT capacities.
DSF Board Member and High Street Collective Co-Founder Laura Davis-Taylor led the selection committee for the scholarship. She said “We are so proud to have had so many strong candidates this year. Ms. Darlison represents the type of candidate we know will represent our industry in the future and she is clearly a wonderful example of the professional diversity we celebrate.”
Ms. Darlison provided the review committee a link to her website, showcasing her work and studies – https://www.soniadarlison.com/.
Donations to the DSF’s Geri Wolff Scholarship Fund are welcome from any individual or organization that would like to help foster the advancement of women in the digital signage industry.
To donate, please go to http://www.digitalsignagefederation.org/resources/scholarship/dsf-geri-wolff-scholarship-donation.
About Digital Signage Federation®:
DSF®’s Mission is to support and promote the common business interests of the world-wide digital signage, interactive technologies and the digital out-of-home network industries. The DSF® is a not-for-profit independent voice of the digital signage industry reflecting the diversity of its membership. It promotes professional recognition through certifications, continuing education, conferences, publications, and presentations offered by the DSF® and affiliate groups. It provides regulatory advocacy to leverage the collective strength of members and represent their interests at the higher levels of government and the community. The DSF® provides leadership and networking opportunities focused on building a strong foundation for the advancement of the digital signage industry. For more information, visit www.digitalsignagefederation.org.