2020 Fellowship Award Recipient

Announcing our 2020 WWLF Fellowship Award Winner

The Women's Wireless Leadership Forum is proud to announce Aneta Karkula as the 2020 Fellowship Award winner.  Aneta will be mentored by her Fellowship Mentor, Caroline Blount, during the Fellowship term.

Aneta Karkula

2020 Fellowship Award Recipient

Company:  WT Group

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Like most, Aneta Karkula found the telecommunications industry by chance in 2018. She says it was love at first sight. In March 2018 she started as a Wireless Designer at WT Group, where she prepares detailed construction drawings for variety of clients while adhering to company and industry standards. Aneta works closely with project management teams to perform technical and design alterations. Before joining WT Group she was in food and beverage industry working as a hostess, waitress, and bartender. She worked mainly in hotels like The Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel in Chicago, Illinois where she was awarded “Employee of the Quarter” in December 2016. During her time in the food and beverage industry Aneta learned many skills that she has taken into her career in telecom such as: teamwork, multitasking, being flexible, maintaining a positive attitude, and customer orientation. A native of Krakow, Poland, Aneta is a graduate of AGH University of Science and Technology. She also holds a CAD Certificate from Oakton Community College. Aneta came to the USA in January 2015 and believes that through WWLF’s Fellowship Program Award she is on the right path to fulfill her version of American Dream.

Caroline Blount

2020 Fellowship Mentor

Company: Crown Castle

Read Caroline's Bio

Caroline Blount graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. She immediately began her career in telecommunications with Tower Engineering Professionals. She worked in both the Civil and Structural departments as well as climbing towers to perform tower mappings. In 2012, Caroline moved to Atlanta, GA and became the Regional Manager at B+T Group. While at B+T, she was able to gain knowledge and experience across the Southeast. It is in Atlanta that Caroline became involved with the local WWLF group, most recently serving as a mentor in 2019. Caroline joined Crown Castle’s internal A&E group as a Senior Project Engineer in 2016. In her three years at Crown she has been an A&E Project Manager and is now the Engineering Supervisor for the internal A&E team in Atlanta. Caroline is a licensed Professional Engineer in 15 states and will earn her MBA from the University of Georgia this August.

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