Samira Askarova is a program manager at AEGIS.net. Prior to AEGIS, Samira was with Project Performance Corporation (PPC), where she was a senior principal directing the company’s $120M Environmental Protection Agency account in addition to managing IT strategy and implementation programs at the Department of Veteran Affairs, Federal Student Aid, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and other federal agencies. Before PPC, Samira worked in financial, budgetary and IT management roles with Phase One Consulting Group, Booz Allen Hamilton, and the District of Columbia Government. At Goodwill Industries International, Samira served as the director of business innovation and development, helping establish social ventures that brought over $140M in new revenue into the organization to further promote Goodwill’s mission around the world. Samira has an MPA from Syracuse University, an MBA from the University of Maryland, and an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Economics from Moscow State University.