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With over 30 years of experience in Information Technology, the author has received various prestigious awards including the 50 Women of Influence and Power Award from the Minority Enterprise Executive Council, the Womensphere Global Leadership Award for Innovation, Women in Technology Leadership Award Finalist for Excellence in Leadership, Mentoring and Technology, and the ITSMF Summit Heritage Award. Mrs. Cureton has also received recognition from the Washington Business Journal as one of the Women Who Mean Business, Washingtonian Magazine as a Tech Titan 2011, and Federal Computer Week as a Fed 100. She currently serves as the Chief Information Officer of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and has written several articles, op-ed and blog pieces, and is a much sought-after speaker.
Mrs. Cureton is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, DC and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, where she obtained her Master's degree and Post-Master's certificate in Applied Mathematics. She lives outside of Washington, DC in Bowie, Maryland with her mother, her husband of 20 years, and his grandson.