Twenty-one BAE Systems, Inc. employees to be honored at 2023 Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Global Competitiveness Conference

Employees will receive Modern-Day Technology Leader and Legacy awards

FALLS CHURCH, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Twenty-one BAE Systems, Inc. employees will be recognized for their outstanding professional accomplishments in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at the 37th Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference.

Twenty employees will be honored as Modern-Day Technology Leaders. One employee will receive the General Johnnie Wilson Legacy Award at the Engineering Deans’ Event.

“Through hard work, determination, and commitment, this class of talented STEM leaders exemplifies excellence at BAE Systems and in their communities,” said Dana Rixter, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer for BAE Systems, Inc. “We’re proud to celebrate their achievements and to serve as a key sponsor of this inspiring event that spotlights exceptional talent with a diverse array of backgrounds.”

The BEYA STEM Conference is hosted by Career Communications Group’s US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine. Award winners are selected by a peer review selection committee drawn from a diverse group of scientific and technical leaders from 15 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

The conference brings together America’s brightest minds, including top industry, government, and education leaders, and outstanding minority STEM undergraduate and graduate students, for thought-provoking panel discussions on career and professional development, and leading-edge technology seminars.

About BAE Systems, Inc.

BAE Systems, Inc. and its 34,000 people are part of a global defense, aerospace, and security company with 89,600 employees worldwide. We deliver products and services for air, land, sea and space, as well as advanced electronics, intelligence, security, and IT solutions and support services. Our dedication shows in everything we design, produce and deliver— to protect those who protect us in a high-performance, innovative culture. We push the limits of possibility to provide a critical advantage to our customers where it counts.


Veronica Bonilla, BAE Systems

Phone: 571-461-6313

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