NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Oct. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fifteen employees from each of Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) three divisions were recognized for their achievements in science, technology, engineering and math during the 24th annual Women of Color STEM Conference. HII was among the corporate sponsors that supported this year’s event, which was held Oct. 3-5 in Detroit.

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Women Of Color

Eight employees received Technology All-Star awards, which recognize accomplished women of color from mid-level to advanced stages of their careers who have demonstrated excellence in the workplace and in their communities. They are:

Seven employees received Technology Rising Star awards, which recognize women who are helping to shape future technology. They are:

About Huntington Ingalls Industries

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 41,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: