Heroines in Technology Awards Gala Co-chairs
Arlington, Va., August 13, 2012
The March of Dimes and AFCEA NOVA today announced Sabret Flocos and Casey Coleman as the co-chairs for the 12th Annual Heroines in Technology Awards Gala. The event will honor the significant contributions of women from Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia in the technology industry who exemplify leadership in volunteer community service.
Flocos is a founding partner for FOX Architects and currently serves on the March of Dimes National Capital Area Board of Directors. Coleman is a career federal executive and a leader in the federal IT community.
The 2012 Heroines in Technology finalists will be recognized at the black-tie gala on November 9, 2012, at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Winners will be announced that evening and will join the more than 67 women recognized over the awards history.
“I am thrilled to work with the March of Dimes, AFCEA NOVA and other program supporters to honor the outstanding women who are making a difference in our community,” said Sabret Flocos, Heroines in Technology 2012 gala co-chair.
The proceeds from the evening will support local March of Dimes programs around 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. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.marchofdimes.com/marylandmetrodc/events/events_HerionesAwards12.html.
“The awards gala has gained tremendous momentum in its 12 year history and is now recognized as one of area’s most rewarding events with supporters from all levels of industry and government,” said Casey Coleman, Heroines in Technology 2012 gala co-chair.
The Heroines in Technology Silver Technology sponsor is Intel. Additional sponsors include AFCEA International, DC Magazine, FedScoop, Sapient, SmartCEO Magazine and Transportation Systems, Inc.
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.