Women in Technology Recognizes Kathy Albarado with President’s Award
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (May 19, 2006) – Kathy Albarado, President of Helios HR based in Reston, VA, was granted the President’s Award by Women in Technology (WIT). The President’s Award is given to those active WIT members who demonstrate exemplary commitment and support to the organization.
Women in Technology, the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington technology community, announced the winners of the Seventh Annual Women in Technology Awards last night at the Hilton McLean in McLean, VA. Mistress of Ceremonies Maureen Bunyan, primary news anchor for Washington’s ABC 7 News, joined WIT in presenting awards at the annual gala. The awards honored women who embody WIT’s principles to connect, lead and succeed.
“It was a challenge this year to choose winners from such an accomplished group of business women,” said Gayle Sweeney, President of WIT. “We were flooded with nominations this year – more than 80 women were submitted for consideration. While it made selection difficult, we are so pleased to honor these extraordinary women who are making an impact within their company and the technology community at large.”
About Women in Technology
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to offering women involved in all levels of the technology industry a wide range of professional development and networking opportunities. One of the organization’s main goals is to create a forum where women in technology can be recognized and promoted as role models. The organization’s principles are embodied in its tag line: Connect. Lead. Succeed. WIT was founded in 1994 and has nearly 1,000 members. For more information, please visit WIT’s web site,www.womenintechnology.org.