Women in Technology Opens Nominations for 2019 Leadership Awards

Falls Church, Va. – October 10, 2018 – Women in Technology (WIT), the premier professional association dedicated to the advancement of women in the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia technology community, today announced the call for nominations for the 20th Annual Leadership Awards. Nominations will be accepted through November 2, 2018.
This annual Leadership Awards program encourages the recognition of stellar female professionals who are not only leaders in the technology field, but also bring a unique vision and talent to the industry, while supporting their community. Drawing 500+ attendees, the awards program honors women succeeding in their careers while also mentoring the next generation of leaders. Both WIT members and non-members are eligible for nominations and winners will be announced at the Leadership Awards Banquet on May 9, 2019 at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons, Virginia.
“This year’s Leadership Awards gala will be a double celebration: 25 years of Women in Technology and 20 years of our Leadership Awards program,” said Margo Dunn, WIT President. “We have honored the achievements of nearly 1,000 women leaders in our community over the past 20 years, and each year we are honored in turn to be guided and inspired by their stories. We call on everyone in our community to take advantage of this opportunity to nominate deserving women and join us at the event to celebrate them.”

Categories include: 

  • Corporate: Large-Market Sector
  • Corporate: Mid-Market Sector
  • Corporate: Small Market Sector
  • Government
  • Small Business / Entrepreneur
  • STEM Leadership
  • Unsung Hero
  • Rising Star
  • Women in Defense
  • Academia

To submit the nomination of a woman who exemplifies leadership and deserves to be recognized for her contributions to the technology community, visit here.

About Women in Technology (WIT)

Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology—from the classroom to the boardroom—by providing leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With more than 1,000 members in the Washington, D.C. area, WIT strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry. For more information, please visit http://www.womenintechnology.org/ or connect with us via: Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter (@WITWomen).