Photo Release -- Four Northrop Grumman Employees Honored by Society of Women Engineers

Photo Release -- Four Northrop Grumman Employees Honored by Society of Women
Engineers

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Four Northrop Grumman
Corporation (NYSE:NOC) employees were honored this weekend at the annual
conference of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), held in Houston. Diana
Joch received the Distinguished Service Award and Elizabeth Green, Tameika
Hollis and Qiong Jackson were named Emerging Leaders.

Diana Joch
 Diana Joch of Northrop Grumman received
 the Distinguished Service Award from
 the Society of Women Engineers.

Elizabeth Green
 Elizabeth Green of Northrop
 Grumman was named an Emerging
 Leader by the Society of Women
 Engineers.

Tameika Hollis
 Tameika Hollis of Northrop
 Grumman was named an
 Emerging Leader by the
 Society of Women
 Engineers.

Qiong Jackson
 Qiong Jackson of Northrop Grumman
 was named an Emerging Leader by
 the Society of Women Engineers.

Photos accompanying this release are available at
http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=15771.

Joch is a systems engineer with Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector,
where she is currently the software release manager and test director for the
Modernized Integrated Database program. As a recipient of the SWE
Distinguished Service Award, Joch was recognized for her leadership,
management, and teamwork skills, hard work and dedication, and the ability to
get things done. Joch earned a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from
Boston University and a master's degree in information systems from American
University. She is also a certified intelligence analyst and Lean Six Sigma
black belt.

Green, Hollis and Jackson received an Emerging Leader Award, which recognizes
female engineers actively engaged in an engineering or technology profession,
who have demonstrated outstanding technical excellence, significant
professional accomplishment, and have 10 to 15 years of cumulative engineering
experience.

Green is senior corporate manager, supply chain operations and risk and
opportunities management, where she is responsible for developing and
implementing supplier risk and opportunity management processes, developing
performance profiles of top strategic suppliers, supervising relationship
management and supporting overall supply chain strategic planning across
Northrop Grumman. Green earned a bachelor's degree in business administration
from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; a master's
degree in business administration with a dual major in finance and
management/organizational behavior; and a master's degree in systems
engineering from Loyola Marymount University. She earned certificates in
systems engineering from the California Institute of Technology and in
international management from Loyola Marymount University. She also completed
the technical management program and leadership program for women at the
University of California, Los Angeles extension.

Hollis is a radar systems engineering director at Northrop Grumman's
Electronic Systems sector in Baltimore, specializing in emerging technologies
for the next generation of defensive radar systems. In addition to her
technical contributions, Hollis serves on a task force focused on continuous
process improvement, chartered with streamlining systems engineering processes
at the company. Hollis earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering
from Florida A&M University and a master's degree in mechanical engineering
from the University of Michigan.

Jackson is a cost account manager and system performance team lead on the
space based infrared radar system program for Northrop Grumman's Electronic
Systems sector in Azusa, Calif. Jackson has co-authored 10 journal articles
and wrote or co-wrote 25 conference papers and numerous technical
presentations. Jackson earned bachelor's and master's degrees in physics from
Electrical Science and Engineering University in China and a doctorate in
electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University. 

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative
systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and
logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.
Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

CONTACT: Margaret Mitchell-Jones
         703-280-2739
         m.mitchell-jones@ngc.com

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