WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BEYOND20 announced today that its Principal, Erika Flora, has been selected as a member of the 2016 Women in Technology Leadership Foundry program. Flora, a founder and managing partner of the ITSM consulting firm, is one of eighteen women selected for the class of 2016.
"The majority of purchasing worldwide is done by women, and yet less than 20% of Forutune500 companies have women serving on their corporate boards," said Erika Flora. "It's something that needs to change, and it's exciting to be part of a program that equips women with the skills to contribute to the conversation and make a positive impact."
The Leadership Foundry program, developed by Women in Technology (WIT) was designed to prepare women for corporate board service in furtherance of their commitment to advance women "from the classroom to the boardroom". Each year, a group of 15-20 experienced women executives are selected to be a part of the program.
BEYOND20 is a technology-enabled services firm focused on transformative Project Management and IT Service Management solutions to support the practical implementation of Best Practice. BEYOND20 is a Cherwell Preferred partner, with several of the world's largest and most complex Cherwell Service Management implementations to its credit. The company's experienced team has developed numerous customer solutions leveraging Cherwell's Codeless Business Application Platform, and was awarded "Most Innovative Use of Cherwell" at the 2014 Cherwell Global Conference. Additionally, the firm is a Microsoft PPM Gold Certified Partner, Bomgar Gold Partner, and Solarwinds Authorized Partner. All of the company's consultants and trainers are ITIL, Scrum, and ISO 20k certified and have extensive practical experience. BEYOND20's clients include over 30% of the Fortune500, along with numerous Universities and Government Agencies. Follow @beyond20 or visit http://www.beyond20.com to learn more.
About Women in Technology
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of Advancing Women in technology—from the Classroom to the Boardroom—by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1,000 members in the Washington, D.C. area, WIT is the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry. For more information, please visit, www.womenintechnology.org or connect with us via: Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter (@WITWomen).