RESTON, Va., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, announced that Meghan Good, Leidos Cyber Solutions Lead, was recognized as a winner by the Women in Technology (WIT) organization. WIT contributes to the success of professional women in the Washington D.C.-area technology community. During its 18th Annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards, Good was honored in the Technical Leadership category at the awards banquet held on May 11, 2017 at the Reston Hyatt Regency. This annual event honors women for their extraordinary vision, talent and mentorship in the technology industry.
Having spent her entire post-collegiate career at Leidos, Good has progressed from software engineering intern to Project Manager for International Cybersecurity to her current role as Cyber Solutions Lead for the Cyber & SIGINT Solutions team. She is extremely passionate about mentoring and STEM education of women early on in their careers. Besides serving as an active leader of the Leidos summer intern population, she participates in networking and speaking engagements to expose women to the various career opportunities within cybersecurity.
"Meghan is a true role model at the company -- she is an active mentor, experienced professional and supportive manager," said Doreen Harwood, Leidos senior vice president, Cyber & SIGINT Solutions, and former Women in Technology nominee. "This award underscores her dedication to mentoring and passion for the industry."
WIT 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 1000 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.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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