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Highlight Named 2023 CARE Award Winner by Northern Virginia Family Service

  • Victoria Robinson
  • October 6, 2023

Companies As Responsive Employers (CARE) Awards Honor 20+ DC, Maryland, and Virginia Businesses With Outstanding Community Impact, Family-Friendly Policies, and Employee Engagement

Fairfax, VA– Highlight today announced that it is the recipient of a 2023 CARE Award from Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS). Since 1992, NVFS has recognized exceptional companies proactively making the Washington, D.C. region a better place to work, live, and play through the CARE (Companies As Responsive Employers) Awards. Each of the 22 organizations honored this year has an outstanding culture and employee engagement strategies that create one of the best places to work in the D.C. area.

“For more than 30 years, the CARE Awards have honored the companies making a meaningful impact on our community and our region stronger through their supportive, inclusive, and fulfilling atmospheres,” Stephanie Berkowitz, President and CEO of Northern Virginia Family Service. “On behalf of Northern Virginia Family Service, I extend heartfelt congratulations to Highlight and thank you for your commitment to adapting to a new world of working through your outstanding employee culture, emphasis on employee wellbeing, deep community engagement practices, flexible work environment, and diversity, equity and inclusivity efforts.”

“Receiving this award reaffirms that Highlight’s people-first approach is not just a strategy – it’s a fundamental part of who we are. This only empowers our team to continually innovate and create an even better workplace for our employee-owners. I’m looking forward to many more years of making a positive impact at Highlight and in our community!” said Highlight Director of People and Culture Fiona Sityar.

CARE Awards will be formally presented at a special reception at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner/Innovation Gallery. For more details about the CARE Awards, including how to sponsor or attend the awards reception, visit

About Highlight 

Highlight Technologies (“Highlight”) is an award-winning, employee-owned, ISO® 9001, ISO® 20000, ISO® 27001, ISO® 44001, ISO® 56000 certified, CMMI-DEV Level 3, and CMMI-SVC Level 3 appraised federal contractor that provides Digital Government and Mission Support services across the federal government. Highlight delivers federal loan services, grants management, strategic communications, international development, conference and event support, program management, administrative support, agile systems development, DevSecOps, data management and analytics, cloud services, web services and automation services to National Security and Intelligence (DHS, DoD, State, DOJ, IC), Health IT (USAID, NIH, HRSA), and Citizen Services (FCC, EPA, GSA, HHS, SBA, Education) agencies. For more information, visit