The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association of Northern Virginia and the March of Dimes have announced 22 finalists for awards program to recognize contributions of women to community service and philanthropy.
Nominees for the 13th Annual Heroines in Technology Awards Gala are female technology industry leaders who support humanitarian causes, the organizations said Sept. 17.
Profits from the event next month at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner are intended to aid research and development initiatives and other programs for reducing infant mortality and other birth-related issues.
Harris Corp., IBM, Sapient and AFCEA International are corporate sponsors for the gala, as well as DC Magazine, Federal News Radio, FedScoop, and SmartCEO Magazine.
The 22 finalists to this year's Annual Heroines in Technology Awards Gala are:
- Deloris (Ann) Albright, Booz Allen Hamilton
- Karen Newnam, EMC Corp.
- Leslie Blaker-Glass, Inmarsat Government
- Deborah Brooks, MITRE Corp.
- Clyneice Chaney, MITRE Corp.
- Sherryl Dorch, Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions
- Kathryn Delli-Colli, Ernst & Young
- Christina Frederick, Sapient
- Jackie Garrick, Defense Suicide Prevention Office
- Lakeshia Grant, Virtual Enterprise Architects
- Natalie Grigorian, Sapient
- Angela Harpalani, Dimensional Concepts
- Stephanie Hill, Lockheed Martin
- Mary Keeser, KEMSS LLC
- Susan Kidd, DRT Strategies, Inc.
- Tiffani Lash, Tea and Honey Blends
- Julia Lawless, TASC
- Kelly Morrison, Interior Department
- Shantel Nickerson, The SI Organization
- Juliette Rizzo, Education Department of Education
- Bethany Seidler, Clearsight Advisors
- Marybeth Wootton, Berico Technologies