Among those honored May 20 at the 12th annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards are two of the Smithsonian’s own: Chief Information Officer Ann Speyer was honored for her leadership in the government category and the National Zoo’s Dr. JoGayle Howard was honored posthumously for the global impact of her work in theriogenology.
Women in Technology is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology—from the classroom to the boardroom—by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1,000 members in the Washington, D.C., area, WIT strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry. The 2011 Leadership Awards honor women who have excelled as mentors, leaders and role models in their professional endeavors and communities, and who embody the WIT mission.
Posted: 23 May 2011