Heroines in Technology Awards Nomination Deadline is Extended
Arlington, Va., July 13, 2012
ARLINGTON, Va. (July 13, 2012) — The deadline for Heroines in Technology® nominations has been extended to August 1, 2012. Finalists and winners will be recognized at the 12th Annual Heroines in Technology event. The black-tie gala will honor the significant contributions of women in the technology industry who exemplify leadership in volunteer community service.
Nominations in all segments of the technology community including government, nonprofit and commercial organizations in Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia will be accepted.
Finalists and winners will be selected in the following categories:
• Rising Heroine
• Individual Heroine
• Corporate Heroine
• AFCEA International Government Heroine
• Lifetime Achievement Heroine
Additionally, woman-owned or woman-run companies will be recognized for their extraordinary dedication to local service or philanthropy.
To nominate a heroine and learn more about the event including past award recipients, visit https://www.marchofdimes.com/marylandmetrodc/events/events_HerionesAwards12.html.
Heroines in Technology will be hosted by the March of Dimes and AFCEA NOVA on November 9, 2012, at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Proceeds from the event will support local March of Dimes programs of research, community services, education and advocacy. Since 2001, the event has raised over $1.4 million to support the March of Dimes mission of saving babies.
Event sponsors include Intel, AFCEA International, DC Magazine, FedScoop, Sapient, SmartCEO Magazine and Transportation Systems, Inc. For more information, please contact Marissa Nihill at (571) 257-2305.
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 or nacersano.org. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
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 technology.