2018 WID-TVC Annual Meeting & Scholarship Awards Ceremony 

The 2018 WID-TVC Annual Meeting & Scholarship Awards Ceremony was held on October 25 at Redstone Gateway. We were honored to have Ms. Eileen Drake, CEO and President of Aerojet Rocketdyne, serve as our keynote speaker. Attendees received annual chapter updates and this year’s scholarship recipient was recognized. Thank you to all who attended this event!

 

WID-TVC Holds June Monthly Membership 

The WID-TVC June Monthly Membership was held June 14 at Rocket City Tavern! We heard from Mrs. Constance A. Hambrick, Office of Small Business Programs HQ, US Army Contracting Command.

As a passionate advocator for small businesses, Mrs. Hambrick spoke to our members on her lessons learned throughout her career thus far, in the areas of friendship, communication, obstacles, and perseverance. Mrs. Hambrick also discussed the importance of growing from successes and failures and how she measures the two.

“I measure failure by when one stops trying,” she said. “I measure success one accomplishment at a time.”

To wrap it up, Mrs. Hambrick encouraged attendees to have courage in both personal and work life as a kick-starter to success, quoting Oprah Winfrey: “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.”

Thank you for joining us, Mrs. Hambrick!

 

Nerdettes Robotics Team Wins First at National Competition

WID-TVC sponsored the Nerdettes Robotics Team for their participation in the Hydrodynamics Inaugural Lego League International Open in Legoland, CA, May 18-20, 2018.The Nerdettes won first place in Strategy and Innovation in the robot design category. This award recognizes the team that uses solid engineering practices and a well-developed strategy to design and build an innovative, high-performing robot. The team’s use of risk management and mission selection strategy is what helped them secure a first place trophy. Read more here.


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