|[September 23, 2013]
Booz Allen Hamilton Inducted in to Hall of Fame After Making Working Mother "100 Best Companies List" for 15th Consecutive Year
MCLEAN, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Booz Allen Hamilton (News - Alert) proudly announced today that it has been inducted in
to Working Mother magazine's Hall of Fame after fifteen
consecutive years on the publication's prestigious Working
Mother 100 Best Companies list. Along with Booz Allen, 2 other
organizations will join the Hall of Fame this October. To date 31
companies have been awarded this honor, which is bestowed upon
organizations with longstanding tenure on the Working Mother best
Featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother, the
list recognizes companies' commitment to fostering progressive
workplaces that promote flexibility and advancement through programs
such as child care and paid family leave.
"When Booz Allen provides a family-friendly environment, both our people
and our company succeed," said Betty
Thompson, Booz Allen Executive Vice President and Chief Personnel
Officer. "Our progressive workplace environment empowers our talented,
working women to build strong careers, advance their professional skills
and lead at the highest levels of our organization."
Each of the 100 companies honored on the list nominated one woman who
embodies the best in working motherhood. This year, Booz Allen is proud
to announce that Lead Associate Latricia Dukes has been selected as a
2013 Working Mother of the Year.
Dukes has worked as a consultant at Booz Allen for seven years.
"Latricia is the consummate professional," said Thompson. "She brings
tremendous value to the firm and our clients as a dedicated mentor to
colleagues and an avid community volunteer. She gives her time to
initiatives such as the Reston Interfaith Thanksgiving Day, Great Minds
in STEM partnership, Women in Technology Job Fair and her local PTA
"I get joy and fulfillment from mentoring others, it is a way I can
'give back' and show my appreciation for all of the guidance and support
I receive from senior women at Booz Allen," Dukes said. "It is important
to make time to help others and dedicate yourself to causes that you are
passionate about. I do all this to show my son that volunteerism is a
way of life."
"Being a mother is the most rewarding and challenging career a woman
will ever embark on," Latricia continued. "I am honored to work for a
company that allows me to give my all at the work place and at home."
Dukes and others from Booz Allen will attend the Work Life Congress
annual conference held from October 21-23, 2013. As part of the
conference, all honored companies and Working Mother of the Year
recipients will be recognized at the Working Mother 100 Best Companies
Gala Awards Dinner on October 23rd at the Marriott Marquis in New York
About Booz Allen Hamilton
Booz Allen Hamilton is a leading provider of management consulting,
technology, and engineering services to the U.S. government in defense,
intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations,
institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. Booz Allen is
headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with a MENA headquarters in Abu
Dhabi, employs more than 23,000 people, and had revenue of $5.76 billion
for the 12 months ended March 31, 2013.
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