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Jan. 28, 2014 9:15 am

Kris Shock a finalist in 15th Women in Technology Leadership Awards

Shock has been executive director of the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council since May 2008.

Kris Shock. Photo courtesy of the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council.

Kris Shock, executive director of the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council, has been named a finalist in the 15th annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards.

Women in Technology is a Virginia-based nonprofit for “advancing women in technology” positions in schools and companies. According to a press release, the Women in Technology Leadership Awards “honors outstanding women working in the greater Washington, D.C., region who have exemplified unique vision, leadership and profound success in the technology industry.” Winners will be announced in April.

Shock started as executive director of the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council in May 2008.

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Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Technical.ly Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City, Grist.org, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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