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Mayka Rosales-Peterson Honored on Inaugural Channel Futures DE&I 101 List

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

The List Recognizes Individuals Working to Promote Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Technology Channels

Mayka Rosales-Peterson is among the honorees on the inaugural Channel Futures DE&I 101 list. The list recognizes individuals from a wide spectrum of multicultural backgrounds who are driving diversity, equity and inclusion in the technology channel through their words, actions and leadership.

Rosales-Peterson advocates for diversity, equity and inclusion in her community and in the channel. She is a board member for the Alliance of Channel Women. As part of ACW, Rosales-Peterson has led discussions on DEI through initiatives like "Keepin' it Real with ACW.” Mayka is also an inaugural DE&I Board member for Channel Futures and communications chair for Xposure Inclusion and Diversity, an organization that promotes mentorship, inclusion and advocacy for marginalized groups in tech.

“I’m absolutely honored to be featured on the DE&I list,” said Mayka Rosales-Peterson. “I am passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion in our channel and will always be committed to being an advocate of positive change.

The Channel Futures DE&I 101 list was created to turn a spotlight on the dedicated and determined individuals working to eliminate discrimination in the industry.

“The publication of this list represents a milestone for the industry and channel in raising the visibility of individuals who are truly at the center of change in the industry,” said Robert DeMarzo, vice president of content, Informa Tech Channels. “These individuals are propelling their organizations forward when it comes to innovation, business growth and customer/supplier connections.”

“It’s been proven that a diverse workforce can make a company more innovative, productive and profitable,” said Kelly Danziger, general manager, Informa Tech Channels. “Our industry is constantly evolving to keep pace with advances in information and communications technologies and the workplace structure. It’s essential that the industry and the channel also evolve in step with the workplace demographics. Beyond making good business sense, it’s the right thing to do.”

About Channel Futures

Channel Futures is a media and events platform serving companies in the IT channel industry with insights, industry analysis, peer engagement, business information and in-person events. Our properties include Channel Futures MSP 501, recognizing the most influential and fastest-growing providers of managed services in the technology industry, Channel Futures DEI 101, honoring and celebrating those who have often been under-represented in tech channels; Channel Partners Events, delivering unparalleled in-person events, including Channel Partners Conference & Expo, The MSP Summit, and Channel Evolution Europe; and DEI Community Group, our initiatives to educate, support, promote, and sustain diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the IT channel industry. Channel Futures is part of Informa Tech, a market-leading B2B information provider with depth and specialization in the Information and Communications (ICT) Technology sector. Every year, we welcome 7,400+ subscribers to our research, more than 3.8 million unique visitors a month to our digital communities, 18,200+ students to our training programs and 225,000 delegates to our events. Channel Futures is where the world meets the channel; We are leading Channel Partners forward. More information is available at channelfutures.com.

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Buffy Naylor
Managing Editor, Channel Futures
buffy.naylor@informa.com

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