Named Corporate Small-Market Sector Leader at 20th Annual Leadership Awards Banquet

CHANTILLY, Va. – May 16, 2023 – AbleVets LLC, a leading provider of advanced health IT solutions for government, proudly announces that Women in Technology (WIT) selected Hildi Pineda, AbleVets’ president, as its 2019 Leadership Award winner in the Corporate Small-Market Sector category. The announcement was made at WIT’s 20th Annual Leadership Awards Banquet held on May 9, 2023 in Tysons, Virginia.

The Leadership Awards honor female leaders whose achievements, mentorship and contributions to the community align with the WIT mission of advancing women in technology from the classroom to the boardroom. Ms. Pineda’s nomination cited her achievements in advancing Veterans’ healthcare by positioning AbleVets as a technology partner to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and helping the VA provide high-quality, effective and efficient IT services at the point-of-care. Relative to her mentoring activities, it noted Pineda’s efforts in establishing AbleVets’ Women’s Network, a support organization that provides networking opportunities, promotes careers in technology and identifies ways to help women succeed in the workplace.

Margo Dunn, WIT President, remarked, “This year’s Leadership Awards gala was a double celebration: 25 years of Women in Technology and 20 years of our Leadership Awards program. We have honored more than 1,000 stellar female leaders in technology over the past 20 years, and each year we are honored in turn to be guided and inspired by their stories.”

Hildi Pineda said, “I am honored and humbled to be selected as the Corporate Small-Market Sector Award winner. I thank the WIT Board of Directors, Executive Committee and the selection committee for bestowing this tremendous honor on me. Congratulations to all of the 2019 WIT Leadership Award finalists and winners on their amazing accomplishments in the workplace, the classroom and the community.”

Pineda continued, “I’d also like to thank all the women who are creating lasting change as role models for the next generation and advancing opportunities for other women in technology. I am continually energized to be part of a community that sees women’s full participation in leadership and technology as critical to the future of the industry.”

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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. With more than 1,000 members in the Washington, D.C. area, WIT fulfills its vision by providing leadership development, technology education, networking and mentoring opportunities for women at all levels of their careers and for girls interested in STEM. For more information, please visit:

About AbleVets
AbleVets LLC, headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, is an award-winning health IT company specializing in cybersecurity, agile engineering, analytics and technology enablement solutions for government. Founded in 2012, AbleVets designs and implements IT modernization solutions that help clients achieve tangible results, including a stronger security posture, greater efficiency and better workforce and client engagement. Through its work with Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and other federal health agencies, AbleVets is innovating healthcare access and services to improve the lives of Veterans, servicemembers and their families. We are a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that embraces diversity in its workforce and aspires to deliver the highest levels of client service in every engagement. AbleVets is proud to be AFCEA International’s 2018 Small Business of the Year. Learn more about our mission at

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