Women in Technology Announces Winners for Its Eleventh Annual Leadership Awards

Winners Celebrated at May 20, 2010 Awards Gala at the Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--()--Women in Technology (WITSM), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington technology community, today announced the winners of the Eleventh Annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards. The 2010 Leadership Awards honor women who have excelled as mentors, leaders and role models in their professional endeavors and communities, and embody the WIT mission.

“With the addition of four new award categories, WIT broadened the scope of exceptional women who were named Leadership Awards winners,” said Toni Townes-Whitley, president of WIT. “The awardees are true architects of change in the technology community and representative of WIT’s new mantra: advancing technology one woman at a time. We congratulate them and include them among a decade of WIT’s leading women.”

Winners were recognized in the following categories:

  • Commercial (Large): Christine Schaefer, Vice President, Marketing, DLT Solutions
  • Commercial (Small): Maura Colleton Corbett, Partner, Qorvis Communications, LLC
  • Public Sector (Large): Diane B. Gongaware, Director of Operations, Civilian Agencies, Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Public Sector (Small): Ola Sage, President & CEO, e-Management
  • Entrepreneur: Lynn Ann Casey, CEO, Arc Aspicio
  • Government: Jo Ann Jenkins, Chief Operating Officer, Library of Congress
  • Health IT: Dr. Claire M. Fraser-Liggett, Director, Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Global Impact: Susan C. Aldridge, Ph.D., President, University of Maryland University College and Siobhan Green, CEO & Lead Technology Strategist and Information Architect, Sonjara
  • Unsung Hero: Jennifer Freed, Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) Service Delivery Integrated Product Team Manager, NMCI Program Office, Department of the Navy
  • Rising Star: Michelle Czirjak, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton and Jhaymee Wilson, Project Manager, CACI International

About Women in Technology

Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to offering women involved in all levels of the technology industry a wide range of professional development and networking opportunities. One of the organization's main goals is to create a forum where women in technology can be recognized and promoted as role models. The organization’s values are embodied in its tag line: Connect. Lead. Succeed. WIT was founded in 1994 and has nearly 1,000 members. For more information, please visit WIT’s web site, www.womenintechnology.org.

Contacts

Sage Communications (for WIT)
Marisa Hagerman, 703-584-5637
marisah@aboutsage.com

Contacts

Sage Communications (for WIT)
Marisa Hagerman, 703-584-5637
marisah@aboutsage.com