Two Tech Employees to Serve With Leadership Texas Program
January 27, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: Jan. 27, 2006
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LUBBOCK -- Two Texas Tech employees were part of 102 women selected recently for the
2006 Leadership Texas Program.
Alicia Knight, assistant director for The Institute of Environmental and Human Health,
and Indu Bilimoria, managing director for business affairs at TTU, will travel Feb.
6 to the first Leadership Texas session in Austin. Both are graduates of Leadership
Leadership Texas selects women who are leaders in their community and professions
from rural and urban areas across the state. During the year, Knight and Bilimoria
will attend five sessions that feature prominent speakers who are distinguished leaders
recognized in their fields of expertise.
Knight has been instrumental in the successful development of Texas Tech’s Institute
of Environmental and Human Health into a nationally recognized research program. She
graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology
and a master’s in public administration. She has served with numerous community organizations
including American Heart Association, Catholic Family Services Inc., Christ the King
Cathedral School Foundation, Junior League of Lubbock, Inc., Southwest Little League,
and the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts.
Bilimoria has been employed at Texas Tech University for almost 26 years and is responsible
for the overall state reporting of Historically Underutilized Business activities
at Texas Tech. Also, she conducts legislative research for Business Affairs and serves
as cost recovery audit liaison. She graduated Cum Laude from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s
of business administration in finance in 1999. She serves on the Board of Directors
of the Volunteer Center of Lubbock and is an executive board member in the Achievement
Reward for College Scientist – Lubbock Chapter.
CONTACT: Alicia Knight, firstname.lastname@example.org or 885-4567, ext. 225, or Indu
Bilimoria, email@example.com or 742-4711.