- World's Top Honors for Women Entrepreneurs, Executives, Employees and the Organizations They Run Were Presented in New York Before More than 500 Accomplished Women From Around the World
- South African Businesswomen Among This Year’s Winners
Fairfax, VA, USA - November 20, 2017 – Shining a spotlight on women executives, entrepreneurs and organizations run by women, winners in the 2017 Stevie® Awards for Women in Business were announced on Friday, November 17.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an international competition produced by the creators of the prestigious International Business Awards and American Business Awards. The Stevie is widely considered to be the world’s premier business award.
With more than 500 businesswomen and their guests in attendance, the awards were announced at a gala dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Nations represented at the event include Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Germany, Iceland, India, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, U.S.A., and the United Kingdom.
The presentations were broadcast live worldwide.
Among the winners of this year’s Stevie Awards for Women in Business are Megan Roper, Head of Marketing from DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa, winning a Gold Stevie Award in the category Female Executive of the Year in Europe, the Middle East & Africa and Venessa Dewing, Head of Multinational Customers & CSI of DHL Express South Africa winning a Bronze Stevie Award in the category Female Executive of the Year – Business Services –More Than 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries.
Priscar OZana M of the Royal Family and Brand Ambassador for Miss TWY Original wins a Bronze Stevie Award in the category Female Innovator of the Year – Government or Non-Profit –11 to 2,500 Employees.
More than 1,500 nominations from organizations and individuals in 25 nations were submitted to the awards this year for consideration in categories including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, and Startup of the Year, among others. More than 170 professionals around the world participated in the judging process to determine the Finalists and then the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements.
For a complete list of Stevie Award winners and photos of the awards ceremony, visit https://stevieawards.com/women/2017-stevie-award-winners.
Entries for the 2018 edition of the awards will open in May.