LA women business leaders, Denise Christopher Millner, Program Manager for Northrop Grumman Information Technology Solutions' Software Engineering team, and Gloria Pualani, Director of Socio-Economic Business Programs/Government Relations for Northrop Grumman, were amongst 22 African-American Northrup Grumman employees recently honored at the 2010 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) conference for outstanding contributions to engineering and community service excellence.
Denise Christopher Millner was honored with the K-12 Promotion of Education award for founding the WORTHY (Worthwhile to Help School Youth) program that encourages and advances high school students' pursuit of technical degrees, provides them with on-the-job experience and improves their access to secondary education.
As Director of Socio-Economic Business Programs and Government Relations for Northrup Grumman, Gloria Pualani frequently seeks out opportunities for Northrup Grumman to help advance small, women-owned businesses in the aerospace industry. Her impressive efforts compelled BEYA to honor her with the Supplier Diversity award. Under Pualani's direction, Northrup Grumman has received many accolades for its accomplishments in support of the U.S. Department of Defense Mentor-Protege and Service Disabled Veterans programs.
For more information about the other Northrup Grumman employees who received awards at the Black Engineers of the Year Awards, please visit the company's Diversity & Inclusion site.
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