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Alka Dhillon is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Technalink, Inc., one of the leading technology companies in the Washington Metropolitan area.  Technalink has provided information technology (IT) services and management consulting solutions to both government and commercial clients for 17 years. Ms. Dhillon has over 22 years’ experience in the information technology and management consulting industry. She is a Conscious Leadership Expert and International Speaker.

In addition to her responsibilities as CEO of Technalink, Ms. Dhillon uses her passion for technology as platform to give back. She is a keynote speaker to the Girls in Technology organization (GIT) on Entrepreneurship and STEM to inspire more girls to pursue STEM related careers. Ms. Dhillon is actively involved in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and serves as a board member.

Ms. Dhillon has been honored with numerous awards not only for her professional achievements, but also for her commitment to serving her community. Her accolades include receiving The 2012 BRAVA! Women Business Achievement Award presented by SmartCEO, the Top 100 CEO’s in STEM, the Top 100 Women Leaders in STEM, the 2013 Locally Grown honor by Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and the Abe Veneable Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement presented by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Agency (MBDA).  She is also the recent recipient of the Global Technology and Innovation Leaders Award of the Decade presented by the Women’s Economic Forum.

Ms. Dhillon is the author of the International Best-Seller “The OM Factor®:  A Woman’s Spiritual Guide to Leadership: 7 Essential Tools and 7 Key Traits to Cultivate for Your Success and Well-Being.  This book provides you with essential tools to deal with stressful situations in the workplace real-time, and also teaches how to cultivate key traits to limit those scenarios from arising so often.  The OM Factor has received the Bronze Medal from Axiom Business Book Awards as one of the Best Business Books of 2016 in North America.

Ms. Dhillon holds B.A. degrees in Economics and Spanish from the University of Virginia.  She contributes to The Huffington Post, & NBC Universal, Blogs and offers OM Factor related merchandise and advice at

Ritz Carlton PoolThe Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304

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The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale is the proud recipient of the 2016 AAA Five Diamond Award and is the only Five Diamond hotel in Fort Lauderdale.

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Take a look at a two-minute video featuring the high school girls we honored at the Enterprising Women Foundation Mentorship Luncheon during the 2015 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration and Conference in Florida. 

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