Lockheed Martin's Stephanie Hill wins Black Engineering Award

Dorothy Rowley | 1/20/2014, 3:39 p.m. | Updated on 1/22/2014, 2:35 p.m.
Stephanie C. Hill (Courtesy photo)

Stephanie C. Hill, president of Information Systems and Global Solutions at the Lockheed Martin Corporation, has been chosen as the year's top Black engineer by the Baltimore-based Career Communications Group.

According to a statement from the organization, Hill is a computer engineer whose technology exploits have contributed materially to the strategic power of U.S. military arms at a time when America's military reach was being strenuously contested.

Hill will be honored during for her latest achievement during the 2014 Be Everything You Are (BEYA) STEM Conference, which takes place Feb. 6-8 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Northwest D.C.

Hill, a Baltimore native, joined Lockheed Martin in 1987 as a software engineer and assumed positions of increasing responsibility.

She previously served as vice president of Corporate Internal Audit and vice president and general manager of the Electronic Systems-Mission Systems & Sensors, in Baltimore.

Hill graduated with honors from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, with bachelor's degrees in both computer science and economics.