Announcing the 2020 Women in Screen Printing Award Winners

Screen Printing magazine recognizes six successful leaders in the screen printing industry.

Screen Printing Editor

Congratulations to the six winners of the inaugural Women in Screen Printing Awards. This recognition is received by six female leaders who have advanced the screen printing industry through their innovation, vision in spearheading successful businesses, and philanthropy. All serving in influential positions such as owner, founder, and CEO, these women are impacting our field as a whole as well as the communities they serve. They demonstrate leadership, progressive responsibility, and community awareness.

The six winners of the first-ever Women in Screen Printing Awards were chosen by the editorial staff of Screen Printing and Screen Printing’s Editorial Advisory Board, comprised of 15 industry experts. All women were nominated by third parties, including colleagues, employees, vendors, and other industry observers. Nominators highlighted their candidates’ leadership, forward thinking, experience, community involvement, mentorship, awards, certifications, and more. The Women in Screen Printing Awards are sponsored exclusively by 

Watch the recording of the live virtual awards ceremony from September 24, 2020 here.

The 2020 Women in Screen Printing Award winners:

Ali Banholzer
Alison Banholzer: Owner and Chief of Flight Operations at Wear Your Spirit Warehouse in Calvert County Maryland











Tracey Johnston-Aldworth
Tracey Johnston-Aldworth: CEO of Traces Screen Printing in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada














Jodi Taylor
Jodi Taylor: Owner of PSI Screenprinting in Currumbin Waters, Queensland, Australia










Xiaoying Rong: Professor at Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, California












Val Solomon
Val Solomon: Co-owner of Night Owls in Houston, Texas









Dee Williams
Deonjala Williams: Founder of Dee’s Sweet Tees and Heart and a Heat Press in Lake Worth, Florida











The six winners will be featured in the upcoming October/November digital edition of Screen Printing magazine.