On October 25, 2018, Michele Kang, founder and CEO of Cognosante, was presented with a Leading for Impact in Federal Technology & Consulting Award by FedHealthIT, a trusted news source for senior government and industry executives within the Federal health community. Michele was among 30 women recognized for creating an impact by leading organizations and mission-focused strategic programs across the Federal technology and consulting community. The awards were presented at the Leading for Impact Conference hosted at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, VA.
“I am honored to be recognized as an industry leader at this inaugural event. Healthcare, an industry where transformation continues to accelerate, will continue to see advancements with the lineup of award recipients seen at this event,” said Michele.
Awardees were nominated by their peers for guiding, mentoring, and driving the industry through their impactful leadership. Women from various organizations were recognized, including representatives from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The evening was filled with senior executive panel discussions and a networking reception to honor and celebrate women who were described as “visionary, passionate, and dedicated in their leadership.”