Pictured left to right, BICSI President Jeff Beavers, Michele Neifing, and BICSI Executive Director and CEO John Clark
According to BICSI, the award “recognizes an exceptional woman in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry who has significantly impacted the growth and advancement of women in the industry.”
Ms. Neifing, Director of OEM Sales and Marketing for OFS, said, “I am deeply grateful for this award and to the many remarkable individuals at BICSI and OFS who have inspired and supported me over the years. One of the most rewarding aspects of my career is a sense of accomplishment from volunteering and mentoring others in the ICT industry.”
Per a statement, "Michele has been a contributing member of numerous BICSI committees and subcommittees over the years. Her involvement includes serving as former Chair of the BICSI Membership Outreach and Development Committee. She is also a founding member and current Chair of Women in BICSI."
Nominations for this and other BICSI awards were submitted no later than November 2, 2018. BICSI presented the awards during a banquet at the end of the recent Winter Conference and Exhibition.
BICSI is a professional association supporting advancing the ICT community. ICT covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety and security, project management, and audio and video technologies. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, U.S.A., BICSI membership spans nearly 100 countries. For additional information, visit https://www.bicsi.org/
OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer, and provider of optical fiber, fiber optic cable, connectivity, fiber-to-the-subscriber (FTTx), and specialty photonics products. Headquartered in Norcross (near Atlanta) Georgia, U.S.A., OFS is a global provider with facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Morocco, Russia, and the United Sates. OFS is part of Furukawa Electric Company, a multi-billion-dollar leader in optical communications. Visit www.ofsoptics.com.