McLean, VA, March 27, 2017 –Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC was represented on a recent panel for Women in Technology (WiT) at an AFCEA Atlanta, Women’s Appreciation Event on March 23. The principle focus of the event discussions was the unique challenges women face in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Bianca Berrios, Trowbridge Director of Civilian Operations, participated on the panel during an AFCEA Atlanta chapter luncheon, in Marietta at Dobbins Air Reserve Base.
Berrios said, “It was a pleasure to contribute to this important and on-going dialogue, and in some small way acknowledge the contributions of women in the history of STEM, by discussing the future of women in these fields.” Further topics included whether or not there is still a glass ceiling in the technology industry, how to interest young women in STEM, and the value of mentorship.
Trowbridge CEO and President, Karen Trowbridge said, “The panel and topics provided a nice way for us to honor the numerous contributions and advancements of women in STEM during Women’s History Month.” Other panel participants included Dr. Alexa Harter, Director CTISL, GTRI; Jill Gostin, Deputy Director of ICL, GTRI; and Major Andrea Walthour, Commander, 94th Communications Squadron at Dobbins ARB.
Trowbridge is an award-winning mid-tier company that is also certified as an woman-owned small business under its NIH CIO-SP3 SB, Alliant SB, and GSA Schedule 70 Prime contract vehicles. The company is CMMI-SVC+SSD Maturity Level 3 appraised with an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified infrastructure, and provides innovative technology solutions to Defense and Federal Civilian clients. For additional information, contact Ty Bachus at 571-298-8468, or firstname.lastname@example.org