Biometric technologies are fundamental to securing physical and digital identities in a modern society. The incredible advancements made by the dedicated professionals leading this field are helping keep our cities and citizens, our companies and employees and our schools and children safe. Since 2015, the Women in Biometrics Awards have recognized innovative women dedicated to creating a more secure world by guiding this crucial technology market.

Once again in 2019, the Security Industry Association (SIA) will join SecureIDNews as a presenter of the program. The program’s foundation sponsor is IDEMIA and additional sponsors include and the SIA Women in Security Forum. The awards will be presented in Washington D.C. during the SIA GovSummit.

Prior award winners represent the very best in our industry, and it is time to add the 2019 class to this elite group. Nominees should exemplify one or more of the following contributions to the industry: leadership, participation, innovation and mentoring. 

Nominations will be accepted until June 1, 2019, and may include those working for biometric companies, peripheral suppliers, system integrators, academia and end user organizations. To nominate someone, click here.