Faifax, VA (PRWEB) January 25, 2012
Women in Technology (WITSM), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C.-area technology community, today announced the call for nominations for the 13th Annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards. Nominations will be accepted until February 24, 2012.
The annual awards program honors leading female professionals living and working in the Greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area who have exemplified unique vision and talent in the technology field during the previous year. WIT members and non-members are eligible for nominations and winners will be announced at the Leadership Awards Banquet on May 17, 2012 at The McLean Hilton, Tyson’s Corner.
“The 13th Annual Women in Technology Leadership Award’s theme, ‘Never Lose Sight,’ speaks to the way our honorees are able to retain a focus on the big picture including business goals, mentoring and self improvement, while pushing through their day-to-day efforts to launch exciting new technology solutions,” said Kelly Harman, President, WIT. “Each year I am awed by the stories of our winners. These are women with big jobs to do that also take the time and effort to mentor their teams and give back to the community. Their commitment to success in all areas of their life is inspirational.”
WIT is soliciting nominations in the following areas:
- Corporate Leadership – Private Sector (Large and Small)
- Corporate Leadership – Public Sector (Large and Small)
- Entrepreneur Leadership
- Government Leadership
- Education IT Leadership
- Health IT Leadership
- Global Impact Leadership
- Unsung Hero
- Rising Star
- Women in Technology Champion
The Leadership Awards demonstrate WIT’s commitment to honor and support the advancement of women in the technology community. For more information on the awards, including submission guidelines and sponsor details, please visit http://womenintechnology.wufoo.com/forms/wit-leadership-award-2012-nomination-form/.
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 strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry. For more information, please visit, http://www.womenintechnology.org or connect with us via: Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter (@WITWomen).
Contact: Piper Conrad