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Barbara VanKirk, President and Owner of IQ Inc. a technical consulting and software development company located in Murrysville, Pennsylvania was announced as this year’s ATHENA Award® Winner by Seton Hill University’s E-Magnify.
The ATHENA Award® is a national award that is presented by chambers of commerce, women’s organizations and universities throughout the country. The ATHENA Award® recognizes an individual who devotes time and energy to improve the quality of life of others, mentors other women to reach their full leadership potential and demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession. Barbara. VanKirk will be honored at the Winners’ Circle Luncheon on May 13th 2009 at the Four Points Sheraton in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. For more information about the ATHENA Award® or the Winners’ Circle please visit www.e-magnify.com.
Barbara VanKirk established IQ Inc. in 1994 to provide expert consulting, staffing, project management and software development services to companies with Information Technology and software needs. IQ Inc. is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). IQ Inc. continues to benefit from steady growth and success under Barbara’s leadership and began its 15th year in business in October 2008.
The Athena Awards Committee surprised Barbara VanKirk at IQ – announcing she was the 2009 Seton Hill University’s E-Magnify, 2009 Athena Award Winner!
Barbara VanKirk, President and Owner of IQ Inc. a technical consulting and software development company located in Murrysville, Pennsylvania was recently featured on the TechV!BE Radio program on Pittsburgh Business Radio 1360AM. The TechV!BE program, hosted by Audrey Russo, President Pittsburgh Technology Council and Jonathan Kersting, Director of Visibility Initiatives Pittsburgh Technology Council, focused on the region’s technology sector in the wake of continued economic downturn and how companies were overcoming daily business challenges.
TechV!BE is on the second and fourth Tuesdays each month from 2 to 5PM on Pittsburgh Business Radio (PBR) 1360 AM. The goal of PBR is to raise Pittsburgh’s “business IQ” with daily local business coverage and promote business development in the region.