Monique Boea
President/Founder of AAWIT

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Monique Boea, founder and President of African-American Women In Technology has over 13 years of professional Web design and programming experience. Winner of the 2002 National Women of Color Technology Award - Business Person of the Year, Boea is the energy behind AAWIT's vision to train, employ and support African-American women in the IT field, backed by a commitment to excellence in all aspects of the organization's operations.

Prior to founding African American Women In Technology, Inc., Boea was with, a local, Internet company. While at, she developed and implemented the company's Intranet. From, Boea went on to Interland, Inc., an Atlanta-based, Web design/Web hosting company, where she helped to develop and maintain the company's web site and designed and implemented applications for clients such as Microsoft and Media One. She currently is the Senior Application Developer for Atlanta Research and Education Foundation - A research non-profit organization that serves the Veteran's Administration.

Known by her colleagues as "Little Oprah", in addition to being responsible for the overall operations of AAWIT, Boea is the president Shilo Web Design, a web design firm and in 2005 created a streaming (online) radio network for women. An aspiring Internet business mogul, Ms. Boea creates online presences that encourage self-awareness, spritituality and general well being.