Colonel Barry Williams, Chief Engineer - Forward Deployed in Afghanistan, United States Army Engineer Schoolhas been selected to win the Career Achievement in Government award at the 2014 BEYA STEM Conference, which will take place February 6-8 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.
The Career Achievement award is given to professionals who have over 22 years of experience in the work force and has made significant achievements in engineering titles in industry or government.
Col. Barry Williams marked a high point in his career when the President of the United States named him a White House Fellow (July 2002-Sept. 2003). Williams served as a special assistant to the director of the Office of Personnel Management, worked with Congress, federal agencies, and other stakeholders to implement human capital policies and initiatives designed to meet the Presidential Management Agenda.
The 28th annual BEYA STEM Conference, hosted by US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine, the Council of Engineering Deans of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Lockheed Martin Corporation, continues to bring together students, college administrators, recruiters, engineering and IT professionals, scientists, and high-level decision-makers from the corporate, government, and military communities, in an effort to broaden diversity in this country's technical and scientific work forces.
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