Who are the D.C.-areas' top women tech leaders?

Women in Technology organizations hands out annual awards to 13 women.

Thirteen women have been selected as winners of Women in Technology’s 14th Annual Leadership Awards, which honor leading female professionals who have excelled as mentors, exemplified unique vision and who embody Women in Technology’s mission.

The winners are:

  • Corporate: Private Sector Large Business: Elaine Anderson, CSC
  • Corporate: Private Sector Small Business: Mary Knebel Gillespie, Alarm.com
  • Corporate: Public Sector Large Business: Julie Taylor, SAIC
  • Corporate: Public Sector Small Business: Angie Lienert, Intelligenesis, LLC
  • Entrepreneur: Dawn Halfaker, Halfaker and Associates
  • Government: Lorraine Landfried, Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Health IT: Stephanie Pincus, National Academies of Science (Institute of Medicine)
  • Rising Star: Marlene Roush, SAIC; Stacy Tedesco, D.C. Public Schools, Thomson Elementary
  • Social Impact IT: Donna Rice Hughes, Enough is Enough
  • Unsung Hero: Nora Robertson, Navy ERP
  • WIT Champion: Kelly Moore, AT&T
  • President’s Award: Colleen Oresky; Chair Sponsor Committee; Deb Hennessy; Chair GIT Share Our Success Events
  • Founders Award: Nanci Schimizzi; FINRA

Women in Technology also recognized Gannett Co. with its inaugural Corporate Leadership for Women on Boards award for Gannett’s gender diversity on its corporate board and for raising awareness for diversity in the technology industry, the organization said in a release.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

Reader Comments

Tue, Apr 30, 2013

The list also overlooked Michelle Zegada-Frias, PMP Director, Quality Management at Nubisio. Formerly of 3H Technology.

Wed, Apr 24, 2013

The list overlooked Camille Watson, CMO of Audax Health, formerly of Living Social

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