CEO Nominated for Women of Color – Educational Leadership Award
Since 1995, Women of Color magazine’s annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Conference has been the forum of choice for recognizing the significant contributions by women in STEM fields. The event attracts and leverages exceptional talent within the nation’s scientific and technical workforce.
Women of Color Conference in Detroit, Michigan
The conference offers both valuable career networking opportunities and hosts prestigious award ceremonies, which have earned widespread praise. Attendees have the opportunity to meet and learn from executives representing Fortune 500 companies that are committed to diversity and to the advancement of women in the workforce.
For more than 20 years, the Women of Color STEM conference has recognized the achievement of women in science, technology, engineering, and math careers. These prestigious awards have earned widespread praise for offering unique opportunities for women to parlay their career successes into gains for themselves and the STEM community as a whole. The Women of Color awards advance the conference’s mission to recognize excellence as a means for sustaining and growing the STEM pipeline.
What an honor to have our founder and CEO, Alisha White Madison, nominated by Northrop Grumman Corporation, a Fortune 100 corporation, for the Women of Color -Educational Leadership Award for exemplary commitment to enhancing the opportunities for minorities in technology careers through the promotion of leadership, and STEM education programs. Alisha offered over 24 leadership workshops in 2015 and 2016 that were attended by thousands of Northrop employees from across the US and Internationally.
She has gone on to present many of these workshops at the request of Northrop Vice Presidents to students at UCLA, Cal Poly Pomona, USC, Cal State Schools and USC.
Congratulations to our founder! We are extremely proud of her accomplishments and that she is being honored at such a prestigious event.