Inmarsat SVP wins Women in Technology (WIT) Award

Congratulations to Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Senior Vice President, Government, Strategy and Policy, Inmarsat, who received a prestigious Women in Technology (WIT) Award at the 16th Annual Leadership Awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia on 23 April.

Over 350 attendees gathered to recognise and celebrate the accomplishments of WIT, its members and, more importantly, a set of extraordinary female leaders in the technology industry.

The awards honour outstanding women who work in the Greater Washington, D.C. region and have exemplified unique vision, leadership and great success in the technology industry.

Winners of the 2015 Women in Technology (WIT) Awards, including Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

Pioneering change

Rebecca won the Corporate Public Sector category for her unstinting work helping to mentor and develop the careers of women in her profession, and for pioneering change in the technology community.

“It is a great honour to be recognised by Women in Technology, which is dedicated to the advancement of women from the classroom to the boardroom,” stated Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch.

“Mentorship is such an important part of what we can do on a daily basis, and I encourage all to take an active role. Together, we can all empower women to be architects of change in the technology industry for not only technological advancements, but organisational success, as well.”