The March of Dimes is accepting nominations for the Heroines in Technology® awards. The 12th annual event will take place on November 9, 2012 and will honor the significant contributions of women in the technology industry who exemplify leadership in volunteer community service.
Nominations are open to all segments of the technology community including government, nonprofit and commercial organizations in Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia.
Finalists and winners will be selected in the following categories:
• Rising Heroine
• Individual Heroine
• Corporate Heroine
• AFCEA International Government Heroine
• Lifetime Achievement Heroine
In addition, woman-owned or woman-run companies will be recognized for their extraordinary dedication to local service or philanthropy.
This year's Heroines will be announced at a black-tie awards gala on Friday, 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.
Click here to learn more about the event.