Women in Technology (WITSM) have announced the finalists for the 14th Annual Leadership Awards. The awards program honors outstanding women working in the Greater Washington, D.C. region who have exemplified unique vision, inspiring leadership and mentorship in the technology industry.
“These women achieve successful business results, contribute to the community and, most importantly, are role models for future leaders to succeed in their own career paths. Congratulations to all of the finalists,” said President Nancy Lamberton.
Finalists encompass large and small businesses in the public and private sectors, as Health IT and Entrepreneurship. Special awards are also dedicated to a Rising Star, Unsung Hero and WIT Champion.
WIT will announce the winners at the Leadership Awards Banquet on April 18, 2013 at Reston Hyatt in Reston, Va. For more information about sponsorship packages and to purchase tables or individual tickets, click here.
The finalists for the 14th Annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards are:
Corporate: Private Sector Large Business
Elaine Anderson, Partner, CSC
Wendi Hawk, Director of National Security Solutions, SAIC
Mary Stanhope, Vice President of Product and Marketing, Global Capacity
Corporate: Private Sector Small Business
Karen S. Evans, Partner, KE&T Partners, LLP
Mary Knebel Gillespie, Vice President, Alarm.com
Lynne Hamilton-Jones, Vice President, National Capital Region Operations, ExecuTech Strategic Consulting
Thuy Pisone, Vice President, Executive Director of Strategic Technology and Services, Orbis Technologies, Inc.
Corporate: Public Sector Large Business
Lisa Brown, President, Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS)
Melissa Peterson, Director, Intelligence Community Wide Initiatives, CSC
Dr. Kristen Summers, Director, Chief Technology Officer, CACI Enterprise Solutions, Inc.
Julie Taylor, SVP Operations Manager, SAIC
Corporate: Public Sector Small Business
Angie Lienert, President/CEO, Intelligenesis, LLC
Melissa Logsdon, CEO, Thermopylae Sciences & Technology, LLC
Kimberliey Wasko, Senior Vice President, The Moore Group
LaKeshia Grant, CEO, Virtual Enterprise Architects
Dawn Halfaker, President and CEO, Halfaker and Associates, LLC
Sharon Muniz, President, NCN Technology
Ellie Nazemoff, CEO / President, Acolyst
Dorine Andrews, Chief Information Officer, Peace Corps
Lorraine Landfried, Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO),Office of Information Technology for Product Development (PD), Department of Veteran Affairs
Amy Taylor, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
Kristine Martin Anderson, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
Stephanie Pincus, Scholar-in-Residence, National Academies of Science (Institute of Medicine)
Kimberly Thompson, Vice President, ASM Research, Inc.
Brandi Parra, Program Manager, SAIC
Marlene Rousch, Applied Mathematician, SAIC
Stacy Tedesco, Technology Coordinator and Co-Creator of Listening for Literacy, DC Public Schools, Thomson Elementary
Kanika Tolver, Information Technology Specialist, DOT, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Social Impact IT
Alka Dhillon, Founder and CEO, Technalink, Inc
Donna Rice Hughes, President and CEO, Enough Is Enough
Lisa King, Program Manager, Pragmatics, Inc.
Pamela W. Peterson, Principal, Process Improvement & Organizational Change, CSC
Nora Robertson, Assistant Program Manager, Navy ERP
Stacey Tompkins, Program Manager, ASM Research, Inc.
Laura A. McCarthy, Executive Search Director, Qualified Search
Kelly Moore, Senior Program Manager & Senior Business Analyst, AT&T