Pictured from left are Shwetha Sosale, Nirmala Suresh, Tanika Vasquez and Porsha Wilkerson.

Shipbuilders Honored at National Conferences

Published October 18, 2022

Four Newport News Shipbuilding employees were honored during a pair of national conferences Oct. 6-8.

At the 2022 Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) National Convention in Atlanta, Shwetha Sosale (T56) was recognized as a promising professional, and Nirmala Suresh (T53) was recognized for professional achievement.

Tanika Vasquez (X23) was recognized as a technology all-star, and Porsha Wilkerson (K91) was recognized as a technology rising star at the Women of Color STEM Conference in Detroit.

As a reminder, NNS is accepting nominations of employees to

be recognized during the following diversity conferences: Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE), Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and Women of Color STEM.

Visit the diversity conference and awards website on MyNNS for more information. Nominations are open through Dec. 15.