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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Congratulations to our Heroines in Technology Finalist!


Heroines in Technology® gala recognizes and honors women in the technology community for their dedication to community service. Since its inception, Heroines in Technology has honored 67 “heroines” and raised more than $1.4 million to support the March of Dimes. The gala has attracted 350-400 guests in the past and the evening includes a cocktail reception, dinner and a silent and live auction. Guests include directors, CEOs and other high-level individuals from local corporations and government agencies.

Finalists will be recognized and winners announced in the following categories: Rising Heroine, Individual Heroine, Corporate Heroine, AFCEA International Government Heroine and Lifetime Achievement Heroine.  
Presentation night: November 9, 2012 (winners will be announced).

The 2012 Heroines in Technology finalists:
·         Anne Altman, general manager, Global Public Sector, IBM Corporation
·         Crystal Cavalier, special assistant to the chief of staff, government agency
·         Sarah Chu, project coordinator, Society for Women’s Health Research
·         Belinda Coleman, president, The Coleman Group, Inc.
·         Lynn DeCourcey, vice president and general manager, Cyber Security, NJVC
·         Bev Godwin, Director, federal citizen information Center, government agency
·         Dawn Halfaker, president & chief executive officer, Halfaker & Associates, LLC
·         Kerry Hancock, business development manager, Convergence Technology Consulting
·         Lisa Kazor, chief executive officer & president, Savantage Solutions
·         Lynda Mann, vice president, Performance Solutions (AOC) and co-founder & president of the board (YouthQuest), AOC Solutions, Inc. and The YouthQuest Foundation
·         Sandy Peavy, assistant director/Chief information officer, government agency
·         Kristi Powlovich, senior information assurance analyst, US Army, PEO EIS
·         Lynette Spano, chief executive officer & president, SCI Consulting
·         Pamela Thornton, principal healthcare advisor, The MITRE Corporation
·         Amanda Tiede, vice president, Cassidy Turley
·         Alison Wittich, marketing strategy & analysis associate, Sapient

AFCEA NOVA is the event partner for Heroines in Technology. It is the largest chapter of AFCEA International, a nonprofit professional association that represents the top government, industry and military professionals in the fields of communications, electronics, intelligence, software, information systems, imaging and multi-media. Learn more about AFCEA membership.



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