Women in Technology Opens Nominations for 2017 Leadership Awards

FALLS CHURCH, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Women in Technology (WIT), the premier professional association
dedicated of the advancement of women in the Washington DC, Maryland and
Virginia technology community, today announced the call for nominations
for the 18th Annual Leadership Awards. Nominations will be accepted
through December 2, 2016.

This annual Leadership Awards program encourages the recognition of
stellar female professionals who are not only leaders in the technology
field but also bring a unique vision and talent to the industry, while
supporting their community. Both WIT members and non-members are
eligible for nominations and winners will be announced at the Leadership
Awards Banquet on May 11, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Reston, VA.

“The Annual WIT Leadership Awards is an event that spotlights the
stories of some remarkable women in the Washington D.C. area. What makes
these women truly inspiring is their dedication and passion for leading,
mentoring and giving back to others in their companies and their
communities,” said Kathryn Harris, President of Women in Technology.

“WIT honors women in private industry, government, defense, and academia
who, through their outstanding capabilities and talents, have set
themselves apart in their professional and personal accomplishments. We
are excited for the 2017 gala where we will celebrate another group of
extraordinary women whose knowledge, drive and vision and generosity has
made an impact in the technology industry in unique and important ways.”

Categories include:

  • Corporate Large Market Sector
  • Corporate Mid-Market Sector
  • Corporate Small Market Sector
  • Government
  • Rising Star
  • Small Business/Entrepreneur
  • Technical Leadership
  • Unsung Hero
  • Women in Defense

To submit the nomination of a woman who exemplifies leadership and
deserves to be recognized for her contributions to the technology
community, visit here
to start the nomination process.

About Women in Technology

Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the
mission of advancing women in technology—from the classroom to the
boardroom—by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking,
mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1000 members in the
Washington, D.C. area, WIT’s vision is to empower women to be architects
of change in the technology industry. For more information, please
http://www.womenintechnology.org/ or
connect with us via: 
FacebookLinkedIn or Twitter (@WITWomen).


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