IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verify, Inc., a leading supplier performance management services company, was pleased to be an event sponsor for the Women In Defense, A National Security Organization – Greater Los Angeles Chapter (WID-GLAC) as the organization held its inaugural White Party on Sunday, August 11, 2013 in Newport Beach, California. The White Party raised funds for the HORIZONS Scholarship and honored the achievements of several outstanding women within the Southern California Aerospace and Defense community through the WID-GLAC Service to the Flag Award.
The HORIZONS Scholarship fund supports students pursuing an education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) relating to direct support of national security. The Service to the Flag Award recognizes women who have served national defense and security, supported the military community, and facilitated partnerships between industry and the military. Honorees included: Lt. General Ellen Pawlikowski, SMC Air Force Space Command; Dr. Wanda Austin, CEO of the Aerospace Corporation; and Patti Patton-Bader, Founder of Soldiers’ Angels. Other event sponsors included – though not limited to - Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Harris and The Aerospace Corporation.
With an audience of over 100 attendees dressed in white or military attire, Verify Chief Executive Officer and WID-GLAC Chapter President, Kathleen Boyle presented the HORIZONS Scholarship with a donation check of over five thousand dollars and awards to the three honorees.
“For over 35 years, Verify has been involved in many national defense programs serving the U.S. military and our allies,” said Kathleen Boyle. “Verify is proud to be a part of WID-GLAC efforts to help educate the next generation in fields which support and strengthen national security.”
About Verify, Inc.
Verify, Inc. is a leading provider of global supplier quality and delivery assurance services for aerospace, high-technology, and quality critical applications. Since 1976, Verify services have improved supplier and program performance while dramatically reducing supplier quality cost. Headquartered in Irvine, California, with regional offices located throughout America, Europe, and Asia, Verify’s network of quality and technical professionals are deployed at over 6,000 supplier locations covering over 40 countries. For more company information, visit www.vscnet.com.
About Women In Defense
Women In Defense, A National Security Organization cultivates and supports the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security. WID was established to provide women a formal environment for professional growth through networking, education, and career development.
Women In Defense is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), which represents all facets of the defense and technology industrial base and serves all military services. This affiliation gives WID members a source for defense industry information, increased networking opportunities and professional contacts, and an expanded scope of informative programs.