FindBiometrics Applauds Winner’s of 2018 Women in Biometrics Awards

“FindBiometrics applauds this year’s winners and the rest of the nominees for helping to push the biometric security industry forward both in terms of technological and business innovation, and in terms of bringing about greater representation in the industry.”

FindBiometrics Applauds Winner's of 2018 Women in Biometrics AwardsThe five winners of the Security Industry Association‘s 2018 Women in Biometrics Awards have been revealed.

Chosen from a wide-ranging roster of nominees from around the world, this year’s honorees include NEC Corporation of America Senior Account Manager Kelly Gallagher; the Department of Homeland Security’s Lisa MacDonald, who is the Director of the Office of Biometric Identity Management’s Identity Capabilities Management Division; US Customs and Border Protection Executive Director Colleen Manaher; Ideal Innovations Senior Biometric Examiner Lora Sims; and Anne Wang, Director of Biometric Technology Research & Development for Gemalto Cogent.

The winners are each receiving a major industry plaudit. Sponsored by FindBiometrics and IDEMIA, the Women in Biometrics Awards are part of SIA Honors Night, an annual event dedicated to celebrating the achievements of individuals and organizations across the security industry.



Commenting in a statement announcing this year’s winners, SIA CEO Don Erickson said, “These 2018 honorees have helped advance this important field through their impressive leadership, involvement, innovation and mentorship efforts across industry and government,” adding, “SIA, along with our partners and sponsors, is proud to recognize this inspiring group of female biometric leaders with the Women in Biometrics Awards presented at SIA Honors Night.”

FindBiometrics applauds this year’s winners and the rest of the nominees for helping to push the biometric security industry forward both in terms of technological and business innovation, and in terms of bringing about greater representation in the industry.

The awards themselves will be bestowed during the SIA Honors Night ceremony in New York City on November 14th.

(Originally posted on FindBiometrics)