The Committee of 200 (C200) Introduces the STEM Innovator Luminary Award;

C200 Luminary Awards Recognize Women Leaders Who are Changing the Face of Business

Oct 23, 2013, 10:58 ET from C200

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, October 25, The Committee of 200 (C200) will honor Renee James, president of Intel Corporation, with the first-ever STEM Innovator Luminary Award during the 2013 C200 Annual Conference, at The New York Palace Hotel.

C200 is an invitation-only, global organization composed of many of the world's most successful female entrepreneurs and corporate leaders.  The organization's mission is to foster, celebrate and advance women's leadership in business.  Through targeted outreach and support of future generations of women business leaders, C200 helps ensure that women will continue to reach top leadership roles in business. 

"The C200 Foundation provides critical support and inspiration to women across a continuum of high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels and into the corporate workplace," said C200 Foundation Chair and Little Farm Company CEO, Larraine Segil.  "We are proud to pay tribute to Renee James' outstanding success and her extraordinary accomplishments in a STEM field." 

"We are delighted to honor Renee James at this year's C200 Luminary Awards," said Kathryn Swintek, Chair of The Committee of 200 and Managing Partner of Golden Seeds Fund 2.  "Renee is an exceptional leader who has inspired countless young women interested in pursuing careers in STEM."

Renee James is President of Intel Corporation and, with the CEO, is part of the company's two-person Executive Office.  She has broad knowledge of the computing industry, spanning hardware, security, software and services, which she developed through product R&D leadership positions at Intel and as chairman of Intel's software subsidiaries: Havok, McAfee and Wind River. 

James will be the keynote speaker this fall at the first STEM Reachout hosted by The C200 Foundation at UCLA's Anderson School of Management, along with students from UCLA's medical and engineering schools.  The Reachout program offers students pursuing business, medical and engineering degrees Scholar Awards and access to distinguished businesswomen who have reached the pinnacle of these industries. 

C200's 2013 STEM Innovator Luminary Award sponsors include: 

ALOM Technologies Corporation

ALOM is a global leader in supply chain management, serving as a partner to Fortune 100 companies in technology, automotive, medical and government sectors. ALOM's highly credentialed team of strategists, engineers and specialists deliver clients' products and services impeccably, upholding their brand reputations and enriching the customer experience.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems, Inc. provides defense, aerospace and security products and services that meet the evolving needs of its customers.  From sophisticated cyber-operations and intelligence analysis to combat vehicles, and from the maintenance and modernization of ships, aircraft and vehicles to mission-critical electronic systems, BAE Systems is at the forefront of defense technology and innovation.

DSC Logistics

DSC Logistics is a leader in transforming logistics and supply chain management into a critical business strategy based on collaborative partnerships, innovative thinking, and high-performance operations. DSC achieves the business goals of Fortune 500 and other dynamic companies by designing, integrating, managing and adapting customized supply chain solutions.

ICON Information Consultants

ICON Information Consultants, LP, headquartered in Houston, Texas, specializes in identifying and recruiting highly qualified Information Technology, Accounting, Finance, HR, Procurement, professionals at all levels/skills.  Its services include Human Capital solutions, consulting and payroll processing as well as a specialized project management.

Stronghold Engineering, Inc.

Since 1991, Stronghold has provided clients with full-service construction support, including design build, engineering-procurement-construction (EPC), vertical, civil and high voltage electrical construction.  Operating from its Southern California headquarters, the Stronghold team works both nationally and internationally. 

About C200

The group includes more than 400 women corporate leaders and entrepreneurs, serving at the highest levels within successful private and public companies.  By sharing their success with one another and with future business leaders, C200 is creating lasting, meaningful positive change.  Collectively, C200 members employ more than 2.5 million people worldwide.

For more information about C200 and the C200 Foundation, the Luminary Awards and the C200 Annual Conference, please contact Heather Lovett at hlovett@peppercomm.com or 212-931-6191.

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