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May 25, 2011

Dr. Nicole C. Close celebrates as this year’s Entrepreneur Award Winner announced at the “12th Annual Women in Technology Awards Gala”

EmpiriStat, Inc. is pleased to announce that founder Dr. Nicole C. Close was named as the 2011 Entrepreneur Award winner at the Women in Technology (WIT) 12th Annual Leadership Awards on May 19, 2011 in Washington, DC. WIT is the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, DC technology community. WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY


As the official WIT press release states:


The 2011 Leadership Awards honor women who have excelled as mentors, leaders and role models in their professional endeavors and communities, and embody the WIT mission. "In the twelve years this award has been around, technology has changed our world dramatically. It is not only the engineers and scientists who are making an impact on technology; it is also the enablers of technology - health care providers, law enforcement, universities, government organizations, and more: commented Nanci Schimizzi, president of WIT. "The women honored at this event are true architects of change in the technology community at local, national and global levels."


Dr. Close is honored to have been nominated by her team, named as a finalist by her colleagues, and to be the recipient of this meaningful award. The EmpiriStat family is proud to be represented by such a determined leader who is passionate about making a difference both locally and globally. When asked to provide a quote in lieu of an acceptance speech, Dr. Close chose one that speaks to both her personal and professional life. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller (1839 –1937)



Caylee Ortega
Director, Business Development
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