Women in Technology Opens Nominations for 2020 Leadership Awards

Falls Church, Va. – October 7, 2019 – 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 21st Annual Leadership Awards. Nominations will be accepted through November 11, 2019.
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 21, 2020 at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons, Virginia.

"Women continue to work hard to earn our seat at the table, but it is important that as leaders we also make sure we pull up a chair for more women to join us," said Carrie Drake, WIT President. "I believe that empowered women will empower other women, and what better way to start than by nominating a deserving woman for her hard work."

Categories include: 

  • Corporate: Large-Market Sector
  • Corporate: Mid-Market Sector
  • Corporate: Small Market Sector
  • Government and Defense
  • Small Business / Entrepreneur
  • STEM Leadership
  • Unsung Hero
  • Rising Star
  • 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).