of Dimes and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics
NOVA) announced the 2012 Heroines in Technology winners at the 12th
in Technology® Awards Gala. The black-tie gala was held
November 9 and honored the significant contributions of women in the
technology community including government, nonprofit and commercial
organizations for their outstanding commitment to community service.
The 2012 Heroines in Technology winners include:
The event successfully raised more than $180,000 to support local March
of Dimes programs around research, community services, education and
advocacy to reduce the occurrence of birth defects, premature birth and
infant mortality. Since 2001, the event has raised over $1.4 million to
support the March of Dimes mission of saving babies.
The Heroines in Technology 2012 Silver Technology sponsor is Intel.
Additional sponsors include AFCEA International, David Yurman, DC
Magazine, Federal News Radio, FedScoop, IBM, OnPoint, Sapient, SmartCEO
Magazine and Transportation Systems, Inc. To learn more about the event,
About the March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy
and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March
for Babies the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by
preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the
latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com
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About AFCEA NOVA
The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and
Electronics Association (AFCEA
NOVA) is partnered with the March of Dimes in support of the
Heroines in Technology awards program. AFCEA fosters an ethical dialogue
between industry, government and academia on the effective use of
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