Women Leading Through Technology - CANCELLED

You are invited to attend a unique networking event hosted by The Boeing Company, in partnership with WITI - Women in Technology International and MBA Women International. The event will explore the topic of Women Leading Through Technology. The keynote speaker and panel participants from The Boeing Company will discuss the value of harnessing diversity within the organization and how it has helped make Boeing a world-class leader in technology and design.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC-Crystal City

Members of WITI - Women in Technology International and MBA Women International will also have the opportunity to meet with Boeing recruiters and learn more about career opportunities at The Boeing Company. With offices across the US and around the world, Boeing is committed to employing one of the most diverse, talented, and innovative workforces in the world. This is a career networking event, so attendees are encouraged to bring their resumes.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for registration and a reception, followed by the keynote speaker, panel discussion and additional networking. Please RSVP by March 13, 2013 to take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity.

Featured Speaker(s)


Angela Watmore is the Director of Alliances within Boeing Defense, Space & Security Ventures. She serves on the Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for providing the federal government and commercial customers with industry leading secure micro-grid solutions and smart grid technologies to improve critical infrastructure protection and enhance energy security.

Angela is certified by the Project Management Institute and has over 20 years of executive leadership experience within private industry and the federal government. Prior to joining Boeing, Angela served as a Senior Advisor to the Department of Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Contract and Project Management.

She brings over 20 years of business development, profit and loss, and people management experience in the defense, energy, security and information technology sectors. She has a Juris Doctorate from Creighton School of Law and a Bachelors degree from the University of Nebraska (Pre-med, major in Psychology, double minor in Chemistry/Biology).


Peggy Paper is a Program Manager in Boeing's Intelligence Systems Group. She is responsible for the management of the Engineering Services Team working under multiple contracts within the Intelligence Community. Prior to her move into the management track, she was a Software Engineer for 17 years.

Peggy holds a PMP Certification from the Project Management Institute and is a member of the PMI Washington DC Chapter. She also holds a CIO Certification from the Federal Government CIO Council.

Peggy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Master of Science degree in Technology Management both from George Mason University.

Kay A. Griffiths leads Boeing's National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Development team, which focuses on developing and integrating software systems for NGA programs. Prior to joining Boeing, Kay served on Active Duty with the US Navy flying the LC-130 with Antarctic Development Squadron Six (VXE-6) and deploying to Antarctica. She continues to serves in the Navy Reserve as a Captain and has been recalled to Active Duty twice, supporting Operation Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia and Operation New Dawn in Iraq.

Kay holds certifications in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II in Program Management.

Kay earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics/Physics from Ripon College, Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and her Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis.

More speakers to be announced soon