2019 Winners

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Female Achievers | Advocate of the Year
GOLD WINNER
The Female Social Network | Sydney Australia | Creating a fast-growth business for women, by women. | Fi Bendall, Global CEO

Female Achievers | Business Role Model of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Vested | New York, NY USA | Founding Vested | Binna Kim, President
SILVER WINNER
Agiloft | Redwood City, CA USA | 100% response rate from Professional Services team | Bridget Conrad, VP of Customer Services

Female Achievers | Champion of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Jeunesse Global | Lake Mary, FL USA | Steered Jeunesse to a banner year of $1.46B in sales. | Wendy Lewis, Jeunesse Global
SILVER WINNER
The Female Social Network | Sydney, Australia | Created a fast-growth, international company in less than three years. | Fi Bendall, Global CEO
BRONZE WINNER
Business U Inc. | Los Angeles CA USA | Increased national footprint from 32 to 48 states through new-offerings | Christine Bosworth & Celina Shands Christine Bosworth & Celina Shands, Co-founders

Female Achievers | Lifetime Achievement Award
GOLD WINNER
Child Action Lanka | Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka | She has been the voice to the voiceless street people | Deborah Judith Natasha Edirisinghe, Founding Director

Female Achievers | Transformation Leader Of The Year
GOLD WINNER
The Female Social Network | Sydney, Australia | Changing the way brands connect to female consumers. | Fi Bendall, Global CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Harmonica | Santa Monica, CA USA | Katy helped launch the top-selling gluten-free pizza in the USA | Katy Saeger, President & CEO
SILVER WINNER
Hawthorne | Los Angeles, CA USA | Achieving 34% revenue growth YOY. | Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO
BRONZE WINNER
The Female Social Network | Sydney, Australia | Built a fast-growth international business in less than three years. | Fi Bendall, Global CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year | Business Services | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
The Leadership Agency | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Building an award winning international company: CAD, UK, FR, US | Jamie Hoobanoff, Founder & CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year | Business Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
AB Tasty | Paris, France | She lead a round of funding while 9 months pregnant | Alix de Sagazan, CEO & Co-founder

Female Entrepreneur of the Year | Consumer Products | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Jeunesse Global | Lake Mary, FL USA | Steered Jeunesse to a banner year of $1.46B in sales. | Wendy Lewis, Founder and COO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year | Consumer Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Brigade Bookkeeping | Miami Beach, FL USA | Brigade Bookkeeping adds strength, diversity, and vitality to the local-economy | Elizabeth Manso, President/CEO/Founder

Female Entrepreneur of the Year | Canada
GOLD WINNER
DentalX | North York, Ontario, Canada | She has won several local, national and international awards. | Anaida Deti, CEO
SILVER WINNER
The Leadership Agency | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Building an award winning international company: CAD, UK, FR, US | Jamie Hoobanoff, Founder & CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
Global Upside Corporation | San Jose, CA, USA | Glass ceiling breaker as female entrepreneur, executive, leader in finance | Gita Bhargava, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
SILVER WINNER
Vested | New York, NY USA | Founding Vested | Ishviene Arora, COO

Female Executive of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Hotwire | San Francisco, CA, USA | As a leader is dedicated to lifting those around her | Heather Kernahan, President, North America
SILVER WINNER
Amobee | San Diego, CA, United States | Erica emphasizes serving the community while developing diverse workplace culture | Erica Golden, Chief People Officer

Female Executive of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | 2,500 and more Employees
GOLD WINNER
Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) | Wayne, PA, USA | Crafted brand campaign around resilience that grew engagement and leads | Kathy Schneider, Chief Marketing Officer

Female Executive of the Year | Business Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Darktrace | San Francisco, CA USA | Has overseen Darktrace’s meteoric rise in competitive and saturated market | Nicole Eagan, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Symphony Summit | Carver, Minnesota USA | Developed a go-to-market strategy to compete in service management marketplace. | Katie Carty Tierney, Vice President, Strategic Sales
BRONZE WINNER
Circadence Corporation | Boulder, CO USA | Keenan has developed numerous partnerships with Five Eye countries | Keenan Skelly, Vice President of Global Partnerships and Security Evangelist
Talent Function Group, LLC | San Diego, CA, United States | We are growing and evolving and in our 10th year. | Elaine Orler, CEO and Founder

Female Executive of the Year | Business Services | 2,500 and more Employees
GOLD WINNER
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory | Riverwoods, IL, USA | Stacey transformed an underperforming enterprise into a global market leader. | Stacey Caywood, CEO
SILVER WINNER
PeopleScout | Chicago, IL USA | Successful acquisition of four organizations around the globe. | Taryn Owen, President

Female Executive of the Year | Consumer Products | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Jeunesse Global | Lake Mary, FL USA | Spearheaded continual innovations in award-winning products, technology and operations. | Wendy Lewis, Founder and COO

Female Executive of the Year | Non-Profit or Government | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Allen Community College Endowment Association | Iola, KS USA | Worked hard at setting the bar high and built relationships | Aimee Thompson, Executive Director of Development

Female Executive of the Year | Non-Profit or Government | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Wyss Institute at Harvard University | Boston, MA, USA | Developed novel technique to make delivery of gene therapy safer | Tina Liu, Entrepreneur-in-residence
SILVER WINNER
AARP | Washington, DC USA | Transforming and modernizing AARP’s technology-platforms to provide a better experience | Amy Doherty, SVP and CIO
BRONZE WINNER
Northern Ireland Fire And Rescue Service | Northern Ireland | Savvy and resilient/ has broken the glass ceiling/ trailblazer extraordinaire | Carmel Mckinney 0be, Non Executive Chairperson

Female Executive of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
JDA Software | Scottsdale, AZ USA | In one year, Sharon transformed JDA from revenue-focused to customer-focused | Sharon Mills, Chief Customer Officer
SILVER WINNER
Nyotron | Santa Clara, CA USA | Partnership resulted in a $10 million investment from Ingram Micro. | Sagit Manor, CEO

Female Innovator of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
ShelterZoom Corp. | New York, NY USA | Winning multiple global awards, including CODiE Best Emerging Technology 2018 | Chao Cheng-Shorland, CEO & Co-Founder

Female Professional of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Amobee | San Diego, CA, United States | Kim leads Amobee’s mission to revolutionize television and digital advertising | Kim Perell, Chief Executive Officer

Female Professional of the Year | Non-Profit or Government | 2,500 and more Employees
GOLD WINNER
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority | Dubai, UAE | Works with Excellence-mentality enhanced by her innovation and future foresight-skills. | Muna Ahmed Al Zaabi, Manager Innovation

Outstanding Female Professional of the Year | Customer Service
GOLD WINNER
Securus Technologies | Carrollton, TX USA | Increased calls per hour by 1.6 for a $35,000 savings. | Lyisha Tatum, Customer Service Trainer

Outstanding Female Professional of the Year | Information Technology
GOLD WINNER
IGEL | San Francisco, CA USA | Kimberly was involved in executing the IGEL IT Baller campaign. | Kimberly Nicola, Channel Marketing Manager

Outstanding Female Professional of the Year | Manufacturing, Production, and Operations
GOLD WINNER
Securus Technologies | Carrollton, TX USA | Installed a new business revenue base of $46M, a record. | Monica Garcia, Manager Installation

Top Woman of the Year in Business & The Professions | The Maverick
GOLD WINNER
Stephynie Malik Enterprises | Walnut Creek, CA 94596 | Achieved profitability 2 months after launching | Stephynie Malik, Founder / CEO

Top Woman of the Year in Business & The Professions | The Result-Oriented
GOLD WINNER
Securus Technologies | Carrollton, TX USA | Found over $241k in savings by improving IVR efficiencies | Robin Stadt, Customer Service Manager

Top Woman of the Year in Business & The Professions | The Team Builder
GOLD WINNER
Coalfire | Westminster, CO USA | Driving a culture of innovation, collaboration, inclusion, and engagement | Leslie Jones, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Top Woman of the Year in Business & The Professions | The Visionary
GOLD WINNER
VirtualHealth | New York, NY USA | Directed the next stage of innovation at VirtualHealth | Jen Rudman, CTO

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance
GOLD WINNER
Brigade Bookkeeping | Miami Beach, FL USA | Brigade Bookkeeping adds strength, diversity, and vitality to the local-economy | Elizabeth Manso, President/CEO/Founder

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Hawthorne | Los Angeles, CA USA | Achieving 34% revenue growth YOY. | Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Harmonica | Santa Monica, CA USA | Katy helped launch the top-selling gluten-free pizza in the USA | Katy Saeger, President & CEO

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Business Services
GOLD WINNER
AB Tasty | Paris, France | She lead a round of funding while 9 months pregnant | Alix de Sagazan, CEO & Co-founder
SILVER WINNER
The Leadership Agency | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Building an award winning international company: CAD, UK, FR, US | Jamie Hoobanoff, Founder & CEO

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
GOLD WINNER
RingCentral | Belmont, CA USA | Disrupting the business communications industry with RingCentral | Kira Makagon, EVP of Innovation

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Consumer Products
GOLD WINNER
Jeunesse Global | Lake Mary, FL USA | Spearheaded continual innovations in award-winning products, technology and operations. | Wendy Lewis, Founder and COO

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Education and Training
GOLD WINNER
Business U Inc. | Los Angeles CA USA | Increased national footprint from 32 to 48 states through new-offerings | Christine Bosworth, CEO/Co-founder

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services
GOLD WINNER
DentalX | North York, Ontario, Canada | She has won several local, national and international awards. | Anaida Deti, CEO

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Information Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
EPAM Systems, Inc. | Newtown, PA USA | Leads with proven solutions in a very fast moving competitive-industry | Elaina Shekhter, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Strategy

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Information Technology Software
GOLD WINNER
Agiloft | Redwood City, CA USA | 100% response rate from Professional Services team | Bridget Conrad, VP of Customer Services

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Security Hardware
GOLD WINNER
Yubico | Palo Alto, CA USA | Forged a new path of passwordless logins in authentication. | Stina Ehrensvard, CEO & Founder

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Security Software
GOLD WINNER
Nyotron | Santa Clara, CA USA | Partnership resulted in a $10 million investment from Ingram Micro. | Sagit Manor, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Darktrace | San Francisco, CA USA | Has overseen Darktrace’s meteoric rise in competitive and saturated market | Nicole Eagan, CEO

Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year | Wholesale & Distribution
GOLD WINNER
Sun Coast Resources, Inc. | Houston, TX, USA | Started company from ground up in 1985 | Kathy Lehne, President & CEO

Company of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Arco + Associates | Ballwin, MO, United States | Building a successful marketing firm known for getting results. | Andrea Arco
SILVER WINNER
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Maximizing the impact of nonprofit organizations | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier

Company of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
The Female Social Network | Sydney, Australia | Creating a disruptive means for brands to connect to women. | Fi Bendall, Duncan Bendall, Ed Rieu, Kelly Centellas, Bruce Billson

Company of the Year | Business Products | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Cosmique Global Inc | New York, NY, USA | Employee-centric environment resulting in better productivity, work-life balance, customer satisfaction. | Anjali chugh

Company of the Year | Business Products | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Spotcap | Amsterdam | First and only woman in Management role | Dewi Smeenk
SILVER WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ, USA | Causing waves with flagship product’s go-to-market | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Mouhanad Abbas, SVP of VMS Solutions

Company of the Year | Business Services | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Business U Inc. | Los Angeles CA USA | Increased national footprint from 32 to 48 states through new-offerings | Christine Bosworth, Celina Shands
SILVER WINNER
Cosmique Global Inc | New York, NY, USA | Employee-centric environment resulting in better productivity, work-life balance, customer satisfaction. | Anjali chugh
BRONZE WINNERS
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Maximizing the impact of nonprofit organizations | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
Black Dress Circle | St. Louis, MO, United States | Erin is the Founder and CEO of Black Dress Circle. | Erin Joy
Effectus Enteprises, LLC DBA “Dr. Betty Uribe” | Long Beach, CA USA | Raised over $1MM for University scholarships, funding over 100 globally | Dr. Betty Uribe
SystenDomain, Inc | Naperville, IL, USA | SystemDomain, Inc had been recognized as the fastest growing firm. | Shubhi Garg, President & CEO, SystemDomain, Inc.

Company of the Year | Business Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Netrocon Systems/ Netrocon Digital | Charlotte, NC, USA and Princeton,NJ, USA | Sustaining and Consistently Growing a technology company as a woman. | Shirley Vincent, President and CEO Andrew Sudhindran, Director of Business Development
SILVER WINNER
Brigade Bookkeeping | Miami Beach, FL USA | Brigade Bookkeeping adds strength, diversity, and vitality to the local-economy | Elizabeth Manso

Company of the Year | Consumer Products | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Jeunesse Global | Lake Mary, FL USA | Celebrating Nine Years of Growth in Sales and Giving Back | Wendy Lewis, Founder and COO Randy Ray, Founder and CEO Scott Lewis, Chief Visionary Officer

Company of the Year | Non-Profit or Government | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Jordan Thomas Foundation | Nashville, TN USA | Hiring an amazing CEO who’s helping propel us to success | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
SILVER WINNER
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Maximizing the impact of nonprofit organizations | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier

Company of the Year | Non-Profit or Government | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Montessori St Nicholas | London | Successfully implemented a cultural change, innovations and global reach | Leonor Stjepic, Maccs Pescatore, Penny Jones, James Hudson

Company of the Year | Africa
GOLD WINNER
RippleNami, Inc. | Cardiff, California USA and Nairobi, Kenya | Empowering small scale women farmers with technology levarging cell phones. | Jaye Connolly-LaBelle (Chairman & CEO), Amy Johnson (COO), Kendra Berger (CFO), Joyce Jerotch Yegon (East Africa Sales Manager), Clara Bova (Quality Assurance), Jewel Zolman (Human Resources)

Company of the Year | India
GOLD WINNER
Community Policing | Gauhati Assam India | Agro Nutrition Food And Beverage Testing Lab For Better Health |
SILVER WINNER
Community Policing | Gurgaon Haryana Iindia | Community Policing Has Respect For For All |

Company of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ, USA | Launching and going to market with SimplifyVMS | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Mouhanad Abbas, SVP of VMS Solutions
SILVER WINNER
Class Experts Group LLC | International | 67% growth in second year while became AWS technology partner |
BRONZE WINNERS
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Maximizing the impact of nonprofit organizations | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
Jordan Thomas Foundation | Nashville, TN USA | Hiring an amazing CEO who’s helping propel us to success | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
SystemDomain Inc, | Naperville, IL, USA | SystemDomain provides strategic analysis and deployment of Cyber Security solutions | Shubhi Garg, President & CEO, SystemDomain, Inc.

Most Innovative Company of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Cosmique Global Inc | New York, NY, USA | Employee-centric environment resulting in better productivity, work-life balance, customer satisfaction. | Anjali chugh
SILVER WINNER
SystemDomain, Inc | Naperville, IL, USA | SystemDomain provides the state of the IT consulting services | Shubhi Garg, President and CEO, SystemDomain, Inc.
BRONZE WINNERS
A23 Advisors | San Francisco, California | 3x revenue growth YoY since founding: low overhead, happy women | Cady Wolf, Lindsey Hayford, Serenity Thompson
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Maximizing the impact of nonprofit organizations | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
Jordan Thomas Foundation | Nashville, TN USA | Hiring an amazing CEO who’s helping propel us to success | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier

Most Innovative Company of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ, USA | Going to market and creating waves | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Mouhanad Abbas, SVP of VMS Solutions
SILVER WINNER
SecBI | Tel Aviv, Israel | A comprehensive investigation can be completed easily and economically. |

Startup of the Year | Business Products
GOLD WINNER
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Maximizing the impact of nonprofit organizations | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
SILVER WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ, USA | Launching and going to market with SimplifyVMS | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Mouhanad Abbas, SVP of VMS Solutions

Startup of the Year | Information Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
SecBI | Tel Aviv, Israel | A comprehensive investigation can be completed easily and economically. |

Startup of the Year | Information Technology Products
GOLD WINNER
BlueSmart Technology Corporation | Burlingame, CA, USA | Simplifying parenting with world’s-first smart bottle feeding system & more | Gisela Xie

Achievement of the Year | Events & Observances
GOLD WINNER
SYSPRO | Costa Mesa, CA, USA | Dawna Olsen focuses on the production of positive results |

Live Event of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Oncor | Dallas, TX USA | Largest and most interactive electric safety show in the US. | Debbie Moore, Grant Cruise, Tim Burleson, Nikki Ellis, Steve Barnes, Nathan Allen, Jeremy Hutchins, Jose Guzman and Ryan Jones

PR or Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) | Wayne, PA, USA | Brand campaign streamlined efforts, expanded sales pipeline, improved customer experience. | Kathy Schneider, Kathleen Aris, Rebecca Razon, Alison Brooker, Ashley Harwi, Karen Wentworth, Kim Skratsky, Sean Hickey, Kevin McDevitt, Samson Husbands, Carl Nixon, George Schoenstein, Bob Lindenmuth, Amol Rakshe and Shane Finnelly

Achievement in Mentorship and Sponsorship of Women
GOLD WINNER
Salix Pharmaceuticals | Bridgewater, NJ, U.S.A | Established as business priority. Educated, empowered and increased female leaders. | Mark McKenna, Josh Coyle, Nicola Kayel, Karen Paff, and members of the Women’s Leadership Network

Achievement in Respectful Culture
GOLD WINNER
Coalfire | Westminster, CO USA | Coalfire’s Focus on Diversity and Inclusion: Today and Tomorrow |

Milestone of the Year | Partners and Distribution Growth
GOLD WINNER
Business U Inc. | Los Angeles CA USA | Increased national footprint from 32 to 48 states through new-offerings | Christine Bosworth, Celina Shands