MITRE Employees Honored at BEYA ConferenceFebruary 2017
Seven employees of The MITRE Corporation were recognized for their professional accomplishments during the 2017 BEYA (Becoming Everything You Are) Awards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Conference. Koffi Amefia, Christopher Brown, Geno Johnson, Soumya Kini, Mary Kinnard-Brown, and Vanitha Khetan received Modern-Day Technology Leader Awards. Derik Perry received the Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award. Sponsored by Career Communications Group (CCG), the annual conference was held in Washington, DC, February 9-11. The event—now in its 31st year—brings together engineering and IT professionals from the corporate, government, and military communities, along with students, to promote opportunities for underrepresented groups and women in the U.S. technology sector.