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ATLANTA, Georgia - October 9, 2009 – NIIT has been honored by TechAmerica Southeast with a 2009 Spirit of Endeavor award for Leadership in Technology Education. NIIT received this top honor for its achievement in Leadership in Technology Education for positively impacting the technology industry by educating constituents through its innovative learning and talent development programs including technology innovation and its path breaking research in cognitive science.
Recognizing the most outstanding individuals and companies in the Southeast region’s high-tech community, the 7th annual TechAmerica Southeast Spirit of Endeavor Awards are unique among technology honors because the recipients are both nominated and chosen by their peers in the region. This year, TechAmerica welcomed nearly 200 attendees at the ceremonies held on September 17, 2009 in the historic Egyptian Ballroom at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia.
“We are much honored to be recognized by our esteemed colleagues and peers in the region for our dedication to the worldwide learning industry,” said Sapnesh Lalla, Senior Vice President of NIIT (USA), Inc. “We offer our congratulations to all the nominees.”
“This year we received a record number of applications and nominations. TechAmerica was delighted to host this event to honor the talented and innovative individuals and companies that are the fabric of the Southeast’s technology community,” said Maryann Fiala, TechAmerica’s Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional Director. 
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