Alka Dhillon is the founder and CEO of Technalink, a company that provides Information Technology and Management Consulting services to both government and commercial clients. She received the 2012 BRAVA! Women Business Achievement Award; the Top 100 Women Leaders in STEM award; the 2013 Locally Grown honor from Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, and the Abe Venable Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement from the U.S. Department of Commerceâ€™s Minority Business Agency. She holds a B.A. degree in economics and Spanish from the University of Virginia. She contributes to The Huffington Post and blogs at The Spiritual CEO.