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March Of Dimes Announces 22Nd Annual Heroines Of Washington Awards Finalists'

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ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, March of Dimes announced the finalists for its 22nd Annual Heroines of Washington Awards which acknowledge and celebrate professional women in the D.C. Metro area for their remarkable commitment to volunteerism. March of Dimes will honor all finalists and announce eight award recipients during a black-tie awards gala, presented by ASRC Federal, on Thursday, November 10, 2022, from 6:00–9:00 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner.

'The nominations we received this year were incredible and it was difficult to narrow it down, but these finalists epitomize what it means to be a volunteer,' said Judy Bjornaas, EVP and CFO of ManTech International Corporation. 'The positive impact of their community service is immeasurable, and we're honored to have the opportunity to celebrate their selfless work at the March of Dimes Heroines of Washington Awards on November 10.'

2022 Heroines of Washington Finalists: Aimee Peoples, DC Public SchoolsDarla Sligh, The MITRE CorporationDebbie Klis, Rimon P.C.Dr. Angela Wilson, SeKon EnterprisesHolly Roberts, Booz Allen HamiltonIsabella Wise, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human ServicesJane Galbraith Mahaffie, StonebridgeJenna Howard, LocktonJill Leyden, QualtricsKendall Holbrook, DevTechKirsten Fatzinger, Cape Partners LLCLauri Reishus, Airlines Reporting CorporationMadeline Ford, Audeo PartnersMaria Roat, U.S. Office of Management and BudgetMeghan Shea, PwCMeredith Hedrick, Fairfax County Public SchoolsMilli Arakawa, EYAMisti Mukherjee, Extensio LawMonica Ortiz Granovsky, The Montessori School of McLeanPeg Savino, Douglas RealtyRachel McCleery, Ford Motor CompanyRebecca Singhavong, SMX TechRebecca Umberger, Sage CommunicationsRobin Weiner, Get Real HealthRoneal Josephs, The MITRE CorporationSaira Sultan, Connect 4 StrategiesTracy Durkin, MantechTrish Manghelli, Arcfield

'This year's finalists exemplify unwavering dedication to the betterment of their communities in addition to their successful careers,' said Holly McKenzie, partner at PwC. 'The women nominated are an inspirational group of women who come from various industries including healthcare, real estate, the public sector and more.'

Along with the awards presentation at the gala, there will be a dinner and silent auction. Guests will include CEOs, directors and other distinguished leaders from local organizations, businesses and government. Sponsors include ASRC Federal, ManTech, PwC, Carahsoft, M&T Bank, MITRE, Arcfield, SAIC, Capital One, and EYA.

March of Dimes has honored 135 'heroines' and raised $4.8 million to support the March of Dimes mission since the event's inception in 2001. All proceeds raised by the Heroines of Washington Awards go towards March of Dimes programs, research, community services, education and advocacy to advance research that supports the health of all moms and babies.

The Heroines of Washington Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2022, from 6:00–9:00 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner. For ticket and sponsorship information, please visit . 

About March of Dimes

March of Dimes fights for the health of all moms and babies. We're advocating for policies to protect them. We're working to radically improve the health care they receive. We're pioneering research to find solutions. We're empowering families with the knowledge and tools to have healthier pregnancies. By uniting communities, we're building a brighter future for us all. Visit or for more information. To participate in our annual signature fundraising event, visit Visit for comfort and support. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter .

SOURCE March of Dimes Inc.


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