In my future endeavors, I hope to continue my own personal path of development and find ways to help more women find careers in information technology.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2015
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Stefanie K. Horvath as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in information technology. NAPW is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 700,000 members and over operating 200 Local Chapters.
"I'm pleased to welcome Stefanie into this exceptional group of professional women," said NAPW President Star Jones. "Her service to our country is inspiring and invaluable."
As J6 Chief Information Officer at the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs, Ms. Horvath, a US Army veteran who proudly served in Iraq, uses her expansive knowledge of database applications, project management, information technology and communications. “As the J6 CIO, I am responsible for all data, voice and radio networks for the MNARNG covering over 70 sites serving 1,500 staff members,” she said.
Promoted to CIO in 2012, Ms. Horvath previously served as Deputy CIO. She held a number of key IT management and operational positions where she was responsible for budget, IT procurement, personnel training, development and service level agreements. She began her career as a database / web developer.
In addition to her dedication to her current position,Ms. Horvath is also committed to sharing her extensive skills in information technology with children and young adults. She hopes to develop IT training programs for these audiences and help them learn all they can about the industry. “In my future endeavors, I hope to continue my own personal path of development and find ways to help more women find careers in information technology,” said Ms. Horvath.
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.