Women In Technology Opens Nominations for 14th Annual Leadership Awards

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Nominations accepted through January 11, 2013

Women in Technology (WIT), 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 14th Annual Leadership Awards. Nominations will be accepted until January 11, 2013.

This annual awards program honors leading female professionals living in the Washington, D.C. metro area who bring a unique vision and talent in the technology arena as architects of change along with a passion for mentoring future leaders and supporting their community. Both WIT members and non-members are eligible for nominations and winners will be announced at the Leadership Awards Banquet on April 18, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Reston, Va.

WIT is accepting nominations in the following categories:

  •     Corporate – Private Sector (Large and Small)
  •     Corporate – Public Sector (Large and Small)
  •     Government
  •     Entrepreneur
  •     Social Impact IT
  •     Health IT
  •     Unsung Hero
  •     Rising Star
  •     Women in Technology Champion

“This year’s theme, ‘No One Path,’ truly reflects the achievements of the many remarkable women who continue to blaze the trail and support other professional women to succeed in the technology industry,” said Nancy Lamberton, President, WIT. “For 14 years, we have honored these women who have chosen the path to technology and contributed so much from providing mentorship to the next generation of leaders to advocating for equal representation on corporate boards. These women are devoted to continuing WIT’s mission – the advancement of women from the classroom to the boardroom – and we look forward to celebrating their contributions in April.”

For more information on the awards, including submission guidelines and sponsor details, please visit womenintechnology.org.

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).

Media Contact:
Jayna Kliner
Welz & Weisel Communications
(for WIT)
703-218-3555 x102
Jayna(at)w2comm(dot)com

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