Federal 100 winner: Dinah F.B. Cohen

Dinah F.B. Cohen

Director of the computer/electronic accommodations program

Defense Department

Cohen created DOD's first online service to provide needs assessments and assistive technology for disabled federal employees.

Cohen  developed the program to serve as a one-stop shop for those who need the services. It also serves wounded members of the military.

“Dinah is a caring, mission-focused leader and mentor, a true professional,” said Charles Campbell, chief information officer of the Military Health System. Her work allows disabled employees and military personnel to stay in, or in some cases, return to, the federal workforce, he said.

Cohen also received the President’s Quality Award from President George W. Bush for her work.

Featured

  • Contracting
    8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

  • Workforce
    By Mark Van Scyoc Royalty-free stock photo ID: 285175268

    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.

  • Cloud
    Shutterstock ID ID: 222190471 By wk1003mike

    IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

    As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.