NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg and NVTC Board Members Honored by Northern Virginia Community College
NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg, NVTC Board member Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Zuzana Steen, Academic and Community Relations Manager of NVTC Board member company Micron Technologies were all honored by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) at the 22nd Annual NOVA Foundation Dinner held on September 12, 2018. The event was focused on Women in Technology.
|NOVA Foundation Awards Ceremony|
Carlson, Kilberg and Steen were recognized as “leaders in the field of technology, who are paving the way for our female students pursuing careers in STEM.”
Kilberg was honored for her many contributions to the region’s technology community and for the close collaboration between NOVA and NVTC, with NOVA as the first NVTC Academic Partner and with the NOVA/NVTC partnership on the implementation of NVTC’s Tech Talent Pipeline and NOVA’s tech apprenticeship programs. Kilberg was honored to have received an Honorary Associate Degree of Humane Letters from NOVA in 2013.
Carlson was honored by NOVA for her leadership for women in technology and AWS' partnership with NOVA in creating the groundbreaking iCloud apprenticeship program. Carlson also worked with NOVA to create a Cloud Computing specialization as part of its Information Systems Technology (IST) associate of applied science degree, one of the first cloud computing programs in the nation offered by a community college.
Steen was honored for her commitment through Micron in supporting numerous NOVA educational programs that educate and train girls and women in technology fields. Among the many programs that she has overseen is the Micron Challenge, a middle school engineering competition, and hands-on science lessons. She is also a strong advocate for NOVA SySTEMic, NOVA’s STEM outreach program.
NOVA also announced that NOVA Foundation will award three NOVA student scholarships in Kilberg, Carlson and Steen’s names.