233 – Alka Dhillon: The Spiritual CEO, Author of “The OM Factor”, Founder of Technalink

adhillonAlka Dhillon is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Technalink, Inc. Technalink has provided information technology (IT) services and management consulting solutions to both government and commercial clients for 15 years. Ms. Dhillon has over 19 years’ experience in the information technology and management consulting industry.

In addition to her responsibilities as CEO of Technalink, Ms. Dhillon uses her passion for technology as platform to give back. She is committed to empowering youth to explore entrepreneurship and careers in science and technology. Ms. Dhillon is passionate about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and is a keynote speaker for the Girls in Technology organization (GIT) on the subject of 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 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).

The OM Factor:

A Women’s Spiritual Guide to Leadership

The Harvard Business Review sums it up: Meditation increases productivity while reducing anxiety and mental stress.3d-book-om-200pg_1024

Scientists have finally answered many questions about what happens during mindful, meditative states. The brain is calmer, more focused, more attentive and more in control, characteristics of value to leaders, executives, students and anyone striving for personal success. 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 by Alka Dhillon (Select Books; May 5, 2015; $16.95) shapes the benefits of meditation and other tools for use by women in their careers, and all aspects of their lives.

Ms. Dhillon holds B.A. degrees in Economics and Spanish from the University of Virginia.

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