Ten Boeing [NYSE:BA] employees from across the nation are being honored this week for their superior achievements in the fields of math, science, technology, and engineering at the annual
Women of Color Technology and Business Awards Conference in Atlanta.
Sponsored by the minority-owned media services company, Career Communications Group Inc., the annual Women of Color conference and awards promote educational opportunities and identify exceptional women who are making outstanding contributions in their field.
"The 10 Boeing honorees demonstrate the diversity of ideas and commitment to innovation that are cornerstones to Boeing's growth as a global enterprise," says Joan Robinson-Berry, deputy vice president, External Technical Relations, for Boeing. "They are tremendous role models for aspiring professionals and students everywhere."
Two of the recipients, Charlotte Lin, of Seattle, and Susie McMichael, currently of Washington D.C., are receiving the Career Achievement Award and the "Rising Stars in Technology" award respectively. Eight other Boeing employees are receiving "Business and Technology All-Stars" awards.
The Boeing honorees are based in Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Seattle and Southern California. They are:
Career Achievement Award
Charlotte Lin, director, Airborne Surveillance Testbed Program and Airborne ISR Systems Special Programs, Smart Tanker and Network Centric Focus, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems in Seattle.
Rising Star Award
Susie H. McMichael, enterprise auditor, for Boeing in Washington, D.C.
Business and Technology All-Star Awards
Vann Heng, technical lead engineer, Ceramic Research and Development, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Kyungwon "Kathy" Kim, software engineer, Boeing Phantom Works, in St. Louis
Carolyn Lowe, director, Engineering, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Audry DaRacia Musgrove, small business liaison officer, Supplier Diversity, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Kathryn Victoria Pertum, engineer, Flight Control Systems and Flight Systems Integration, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Wendy Roll, software engineer, Boeing Phantom Works in St. Louis
Joan Wada, technical lead, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems in Anaheim, Calif.
Susan Ying, executive program integrator, Boeing Phantom Works in St. Louis
The Boeing Company is the world's leading aerospace company, with its heritage mirroring the history of flight. It is the largest manufacturer of satellites, commercial jetliners, and military aircraft. The company is also a global market leader in missile defense, human space flight, and launch services. Chicago-based Boeing has an extensive global reach with customers in 145 countries.