Ladies Leaders Obtain Awards

Virginia Enterprise acknowledged 42 feminine executives throughout the state who “set the usual for management” on the second Ladies in Management Awards. Nominees have to be primarily based in Virginia and maintain C-suite or equal positions at for-profit companies, nonprofits or instructional establishments. They signify massive, center and small workforce sizes and a few awardees got here from historically male-dominated industries to incorporate engineering, development and maritime. Native recipients embrace Jylinda Johnson, VP and GM for presidency operations, commerce and world citizen service, Basic Dynamics Data Know-how; Kim Roy, CEO, HITT Contracting; and Jennifer Taylor, president and CEP, Northern Virginia Know-how Council.

Nominations for the Greatest Office

Virginia Enterprise Journal is accepting nominations for the 2023 Greatest Locations to Work in Virginia. This comes from Greatest Firms Group, a research-driven program that examines the corporate’s practices, applications and advantages and in addition surveys staff for his or her perspective. Organizations have to be publicly or privately held, generally is a for-profit, not-for-profit or authorities entity, have a facility in Virginia, have a minimal of 15 full-time or part-time staff working in Virginia and be in enterprise for at least one yr. The deadline for functions is August 26 and extra data will be discovered at BestPlacestoWorkVA.com.

GDIT Supercomputers Help NOAA Forecast Fashions

Basic Dynamics Data Know-how (GDIT) has begun processing forecast fashions from the Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with two equivalent supercomputers. The know-how web site TOP500 has ranked Dogwood and Cactus because the world’s forty ninth and fiftieth quickest supercomputers. Dogwood, the first supercomputer, is maintained in a Virginia facility and Cactus is maintained because the backup at an Arizona facility, supporting future updates to Nationwide Climate Service fashions used to make climate forecasts and alerts. This development helps subsequent technology forecasting fashions to be used in agriculture, transportation, air high quality monitoring and the administration of emergency response, and vitality. They may also help house climate impacts on communications, electrical energy grids and satellite tv for pc operations.

Virginia Leisure and Hospitality Jobs Coming Again

The Virginia Employment Fee has reported that the leisure/hospitality sector, hit hardest by Covid and the government-mandated financial shutdowns, gained 64,000 jobs from Could 2021 to Could 2022 for a complete of 405,300. That is greater than half of the 125,000 internet jobs gained in Virginia over the previous yr and an 18.8 % increase. Non-public sector jobs elevated 3.2 %. and the general public sector elevated at 2 %.

BAE Techniques Robotic Success

BAE Techniques’ Robotic Know-how Demonstrator (RTD) efficiently fired laser-guided rockets at a number of floor targets, with a human determination within the loop, in the course of the US Military’s tactical state of affairs on the EDGE 22 train at Dugway Proving Floor. This take a look at marked the primary time an APKWS laser-guided rocket has been fired from a robotic fight automobile (RCV). The Military has been partnering with main know-how firms to construct an autonomous automobile with cutting-edge know-how, payloads, and weapons methods to help a number of mission units for superior functionality.

Enterprise Information & Notes is compiled by Elise Neil Bengtson, Govt Director of the Higher Falls Church Chamber of Commerce. She could also be emailed at [email protected]



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