We have long supported WIT's mission of building a strong technology community of women
McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2009
The WIT Leadership Awards honor women in technology, or affiliated organizations, in the DC metro area who have excelled as role models, mentors, or leaders. The WIT Champion Award honors a current member of WIT that has shown exemplary involvement within the organization.
"We have long supported WIT's mission of building a strong technology community of women," commented Elizabeth Shea, president and CEO of SpeakerBox Communications. "Piper has worked tirelessly for many years in contributing her time and talents to the organization, and thus, this recognition is well-deserved. We are very proud to have Piper on our team!"
Piper has been an active member of WIT for six years serving on the communications committee and chairing the organization's annual Leadership Awards in 2006 and 2007. In 2006, she was awarded the WIT Chair of the Year honor for her work on the Awards program and event. She is currently the vice-chair of the membership committee.
The winners will be announced and the awards presented at the 10th Annual Leadership Awards Banquet on May 21, 2009, at the Hilton McLean, Tyson's Corner.
About SpeakerBox Communications, LLC:
SpeakerBox Communications is a technology public relations firm that blends strategic communications counsel with flawless execution. With a focus on representing companies in the business of technology, SpeakerBox is proud of the conversations it creates for and about its clients. Formerly SheaHedges Group, SpeakerBox Communications has been repeatedly recognized as one of the largest independently owned public relations firms in the Greater Washington, DC. Area. For more information, visit http://www.speakerboxpr.com.
About Women in Technology:
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to offering women involved in all levels of the technology industry a wide range of professional development and networking opportunities. One of the organization's main goals is to create a forum where women in technology can be recognized and promoted as role models. The organization's values are embodied in its tag line: Connect. Lead. Succeed. WIT was founded in 1994 and has nearly 1,000 members. For more information, please visit WIT's web site, http://www.womenintechnology.org.