Nominations Open for 22nd Annual March of Dimes Heroines of Washington Awards

Finalists and winners to be honored at black-tie gala on November 10 at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner
By: March of Dimes
ARLINGTON, Va. - April 1, 2022 - PRLog -- The March of Dimes announced today that nominations are open ( for its 22nd Annual Heroines of Washington awards. The awards, presented by ASRC Federal, recognize professional women based in the D.C. area for their extraordinary dedication and leadership in community service initiatives and volunteerism.

Nominees are awarded in the following categories:
  • Healthcare Heroine Award
  • Professional Services Heroine Award, presented by M&T Bank
  • Public Sector Heroine Award, presented by Carahsoft
  • Real Estate Heroine Award
  • Technology Heroine Award
  • Rising Heroine Award
  • Corporate Heroine Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by ASRC Federal

Nominees must live in Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C. and can submit self-nominations. Nominations will close on July 23, 2022.

To nominate a Heroine and learn more about the event, past winners, sponsorship opportunities, and the March of Dimes' mission, you can visit

"The Heroines of Washington awards gala is a phenomenal opportunity to thank and celebrate some of the most driven, inspirational women in the DMV," said Judy Bjornaas, EVP and CFO of ManTech International Corporation. "We look forward to recognizing our new Heroines this November and highlighting their invaluable contributions in service to their communities."

This year's winners will be formally recognized at a black-tie awards gala on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Guests will include directors, CEOs and other distinguished leaders from local organizations, businesses, and government.

All proceeds from the event will go towards March of Dimes programs, research, community services, education, and advocacy to advance research that supports the health of all moms and babies.

March of Dimes has honored 143 "Heroines" and raised more than $4 million to support the March of Dimes mission since the event's inception in 2001. Sponsors include ASRC Federal, ManTech, PwC, Carahsoft, M&T Bank, and Cordia Partners.

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March of Dimes fights for the health of all moms and babies. We're advocating for policies to protect them. We're working to radically improve the health care they receive. We're pioneering research to find solutions. We're empowering families with the knowledge and tools to have healthier pregnancies. By uniting communities, we're building a brighter future for us all. Visit or for more information. To participate in our annual signature fundraising event, visit Visit for comfort and support. Find us on Facebook ( and follow us on Instagram ( and Twitter (

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