2020 MLM Award Winners

Margaret Lyn McDermid (MLM) Women in Technology Award Winners Announced


On November 5th, hundreds of attendees tuned in for Richmond Technology Council’s virtual Drive Conference hosted by rvatech/Women. Part of that conference is the annual announcement of the Margaret Lyn McDermid Awards sponsored by Vaco. The awards celebrate and recognize contributions made by technologists in the region. Following a dedication in honor of the late Paula Gulak and her instrumental efforts for Richmond’s women in technology community, winners were announced in these categories:


Breakthrough Technology | Pushpita Pawar | Dominion Energy


“Paula Gulak” Impact on Community | Ekaterina Mastropas | James River Insurance


Rising Star | Amber Kearney | Capital One


Male Ally | Jimmy Chou | SingleStone


Leadership | Lynne Norris | Deep Run High School


Woman of the Year | LaLisha Hurt | GDIT