Verify Supports HORIZONS Scholarship and Women In Defense at 2nd Annual White Party
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 second annual White Party on Friday, August 15, 2014 in Long Beach, California. The White Party raised funds for the HORIZONS Scholarship and honors the achievements of several outstanding women within the Southern California Aerospace and Defense community through the WID-GLAC Service to the Flag Award.
“Verify is proud to continue to be a part of WID-GLAC efforts to help educate the next generation in fields which support and strengthen national security.”
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: Lisa Kohl, Sector Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems; Judith Otter, Executive Director, Gary Sinise Foundation; and Joy White, Director of Contracting, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California. Other event sponsors included – though not limited to - Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Lisi Aerospace.
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 $5000.
“For nearly 40 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 continue 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 supplier performance management 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 more than 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.