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2018 Stevie Award Winners

The following nominations were selected as Gold, Silver & Bronze Stevie® Award winners by the average scores of more than 200 professionals worldwide on six specialized juries. Their scores determined the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements of the Finalists. The results were announced at the 15th annual awards dinner on Friday, November 16th in New York City.

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GRAND STEVIE AWARD WINNERS

Grand Stevie Award trophies were presented to the five organizations that won the most Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevies in the 2018 competition, with a Gold Stevie win counting for three points, a Silver Stevie win for two points, and a Bronze Stevie win for 1.5 points. The 2018 Grand Stevie winners are

#1: Award Winning Accelerator
#2: Plan International Canada
#3: DP DHL Worldwide
#4: The Female Social Network
#5: Tata Consultancy Services

Individual Women Awards Categories

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Products -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
SHIFT HR Compliance Training, LLC, Chatham, NJ USA: Katherin Nukk-Freeman, Esq. Co-Founder & President
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Proforma Inspired Promotions, Kelowna, BC, Canada: Kristy Carruthers Grows her Business for her Growing Children
Publicity Genie, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Annette Densham - Empowering Women in Small Business to Harness the Power of PR
SEEN Connects, London, United Kingdom: Sedge Beswick, Managing Director
Unique Wedding Cars, Lurnea, NSW, Australia: Only Female General Manager in the Southern Hemisphere

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Products -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
GingerMay, London, United Kingdom: Victoria Usher, Founder and CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
HUYA Bioscience International, San Diego, CA, USA & Shanghai, China: Dr. Mireille Gillings, Founder, CEO & Executive Chair
Interior Marketing Group, New York, NY USA: Cheryl Eisen, President and Founder
Zingbox, Inc. Mountain View, CA USA: Dr. May Wang, CTO and Co-Founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Beyond Fifteen Communications, Inc., Newport Beach, CA USA: Lauren Ellermeyer, Co-Founder/Co-President
Beyond Fifteen Communications, Inc., Newport Beach, CA USA: Leslie Licano, Co-Founder/Co-President
Garden Light LED, Tampa, FL USA: Michelle Mueller, Co-Founder
Jeunesse Global, Lake Mary, FL USA: Successful Growth: Jeunesse® COO Wendy Lewis Can Calculate It, Literally
Squelch, Redwood City, CA USA: Giorgina Gottlieb , Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Services -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNERS:
SimplyBe. Agency, Chicago, IL USA: Jessica Zweig, CEO and Founder
TriageLogic Group and Continuwell, Jacksonville, FL USA: Charu Raheja, PhD, CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Acacia Law, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: The Legal Lioness, Cathryn Warburton, Founder & Partner
LEP Digital, Gosford, NSW, Australia: Laura Prael, Founder & Director
Thought Bubble, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Nyree McKenzie - founder and CEO of Thought Bubble and global tech startup Bidhive
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Bon Choix Couture, Glendale, CA USA: Tagui Veronica Manoyan, CEO and Design/Creative Director
Cyber Human Capital, McLean, VA USA: Renee Brown Small, CEO
Eventerprise AG, Dubendorf, Switzerland: Birgit Thümecke, Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer
Jane Anderson, Brisbane QLD, Australia: Jane Anderson, Founder
Mekky Media Relations Inc., Chicago, IL USA: Michelle Mekky, President and Founder
Paradigm Marketing and Design, Pine Brook, NJ USA: Rachel Durkan, Founder and President
Real Property Tax Advisors, Atlanta, GA USA: Anne Sheehan, CEO
Winger Marketing, Chicago, IL USA: Karolyn Raphael , Owner and President

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Simpson Healthcare Executives, LLC, Old Lyme, CT USA: Kelly Simpson-Angelini, CEO+CSO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
AB Tasty, New York, NY USA: Alix de Sagazan, CEO
AGW Group, Brooklyn, NY USA: Katie Witkin, COO and Co-Founder
The Ambit Group, Vienna, VA USA: Kim Hayes, CEO
Avant Healthcare Professionals, Seminole, FL USA: Shari Dingle Costantini, Founder and CEO
Carolin Soldo Coaching & Events, LLC, Hamburg, NY USA: Carolin Soldo, Owner, Speaker & Coach
Creative Anvil, St. Louis, MO USA: Jenny Bristow, CEO
DarcMatter, New York, NY USA: Natasha Bansgopaul, COO and Co-Founder
The Female Social Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Fi Bendall, Founder
Matrix New World Engineering, Florham Park, NJ USA: Jayne Warne, President
Murray Resources, Houston, TX, USA: Marsha Murray, President
New Frontier Data, Washington, DC USA: Giadha Aguirre de Carcer, CEO and founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
The Educe Group, Bethesda, MD USA: Nyla Reed, Founding Partner
Honeybook, San Francisco, CA USA: Naama Alon, Co-Founder and Chief of Creative & Vision
Industrial Security Integrators, LLC, Herndon, VA USA: Jeanne A. Travis, President
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Englewood, CO USA: Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright, President and CEO
Modo Modo Agency, Atlanta, GA USA: Moira Vetter, Founder & CEO
Tennessee Associated Electric, Knoxville, TN USA: Jennifer Baxter, President

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Consumer Products -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
LoveBug Probiotics, New York, NY USA: Ashley Harris, CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
GloveStix LLC, Ashburn, VA USA: Krista Woods, Owner and Inventor
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Choice Delights Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan: Mandy Huang, Chairman
Gendel Girls, Chester Springs, PA USA: Kathy Gendel, Founder and CEO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Consumer Products -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Maximum Games, Walnut Creek, CA USA: Christina Seelye, CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Elliptic Labs, San Francisco, CA USA: Laila Danielsen, CEO
LadyBoss, Albuquerque, NM USA: Kaelin Tuell Poulin, Founder & The LadyBoss
NomNomNow, Oakland, CA USA: Alex Jarrell, Co-Founder & Chief Experience Officer
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Dana's Bakery, New York, NY USA: Dana Pollack, CEO & Founder
The Mane Choice, Huntsville, AL USA: Courtney Adeleye, CEO and Founder

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Consumer Services -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Ampla Education, Hong Kong: Julianna Yau, Founder & Director
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Editor World LLC, Newport, VA USA: Patti Fisher, President
Instructional Design and Educational Consulting LLC, Valdosta, GA USA: Ines Ruiz, CEO and Founder

Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Consumer Services -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNERS:
Allergy Asthma & Immunology Relief, PA (AAIR), Charlotte, NC USA: Maeve O’Connor, MD, Founder
The Malvern School, Glen Mills, PA USA: Kristen Waterfield, President and Co-Founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
BiggerPockets, Denver, CO USA: Hilary Catton, Director of Customer Experience and Support
Metawave Corp., Carlsbac, CA USA: Maha Achour, CEO
UpWell Health, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Alison Wistner, CEO

Female Solo Entrepreneur of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Strategati LLC, San Diego, CA USA: Dr. Corinne Jenni , President/CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Deb Smith - Smartline Personal Mortgages, Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Deb Smith, Personal Mortgage Adviser
The Veneka Group, San Francisco, CA USA: Shivika Sinha, Founder & CEO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Caring Safely, Cochrane, AB, Canada: Charlene Richard, Founder
Choice Delights Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan: Mandy Huang, Chairman
Publicity Genie, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Annette Densham - Solo PR Professional
QT Consulting, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Mell Balment, Relationship Architect, Consultant & Public Speaker
Rise and Fly LLC, Arlington, TX USA: Hope LeNoir, Owner & Career Coach

Female Innovator of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Health4TheWorld, Palo Alto, CA USA: Bhavya Rehani, President & CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Australasian Promotional Products Association (APPA), Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Ky Wilson, Australasian Marketing & Membership Manager
Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers, Kenmore East, Queensland, Australia: Tracy Leske, Founder
Securing Water for Food Technical Assistance Facility, Washington, DC USA: Donna Vincent Roa, Chief of Party
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
The Alpha Enterprise, Cabuyao, Laguna, Philippines: Michelle Bauyon, President
The Inclusive Foundation, Sydney, Australia: Elizabeth Shoesmith, CEO
Pipeline Entrepreneurs, Kansas City, KS USA: Joni Cobb, Founding President & CEO
Tavuun Welfare Association, Karachi, Pakistan: Miss Syeda Amna Nasir Jamal , ChairPerson

Female Innovator of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Bob Woodruff Foundation, New York, NY USA: Anne Marie Dougherty, Executive Director
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Braven, Chicago, IL USA: Aimée Eubanks Davis, Founder & CEO
New Orleans Business Alliance, New Orleans, LA USA: Alejandra Guzman, Vice President of Performance Management & Strategy
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada: Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO
The Welsh Air Ambulance Charitable Trust, Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom: Angela Hughes, Chief Executive
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
ISPOR, Lawrenceville, NJ USA: Nancy S. Berg, CEO & Executive Director
West London Alliance, London, United Kingdom: Laura Harris, Head of New Ways of Working

Female Innovator of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA USA: Deanna Wise, EVP & CIO

Female Executive of the Year - Business Products -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
DHL Express, Dammam, Saudi Arabia: Reem Al Daghfaq, E-Commerce Product Manager
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Sports 1 Marketing, Irvine, CA USA: Colleen Maloy, Director of HR, S1M Corporation
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
A23 Advisors, Park City, UT USA: Serenity Thompson, Managing Director and Principal of the Marketing Practice

Female Executive of the Year - Business Products -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Spireon, Inc., Irvine, CA USA: Carla Fitzgerald, Chief Marketing Officer
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Helpshift, San Francisco, CA USA: Linda Crawford, CEO
iCIMS, Inc., Holmdel, NJ USA: Susan Vitale, CMO
Intellis, New York, NY USA: Carmen Macias, Director of Project Management
JetPay, Carrollton, TX USA: Diane (Vogt) Faro, CEO
Mood Media, Austin, TX USA: Jaime Bettencourt, Senior Vice President of Business Development & Account Management
Rundeck, Redwood City, CA USA: Stephanie Fohn, president & CEO
YouEarnedIt, Austin, TX USA: Autumn Manning , Co-Founder and CEO
Zingbox, Inc. Mountain View, CA USA: Dr. May Wang, CTO and co-founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
AdvancedMD, South Jordan, UT USA: Amanda Hansen, VP of Strategy and Business Development
AgileCraft, Georgetown, TX USA: Stephanie Bailey: Strength, Determination, and Compassion in Executive Leadership
Model N, San Mateo, CA USA: Rukmini Reddy, Vice President of Engineering
ShieldX, San Jose, CA USA: Veteran Security Builder, Lovely Kaur
Skillsoft, Nashua, NH USA: Tara O'Sullivan, CMO
TetraVX, Chicago, IL USA: Kara Longo Korte, Product Management Leader
Toast, Boston, MA USA: Kelly Sennatt Esten, Senior Director of Product and Partner Marketing
WorkForce Software, Livonia, MI USA: Denise Broady: Leading Transformation & Re-defining the Ordinary
WorkWave, Holmdel, NJ USA: Marne Martin, CEO of WorkWave and President of IFS’s Service Management Business Unit

Female Executive of the Year - Business Products -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
NCR Corporation, Atlanta, GA USA: Marija Zivanovic-Smith, Enterprise Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Cisco, San Jose, CAUSA: Aruna Ravichandran, VP Marketing / CMO for Business Collaboration Solutions.
JDA Software, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Paula Natoli, Group Vice President, Product Management, Supply Chain Planning
JDA Software, Scottsdale, AZ USA: Sharon Mills, Chief Customer Officer
Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Nidhi Raina, Global Head of Personal Excellence Academy
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
First Advantage, Atlanta, GA USA: Katharine Mobley, Vice President, Marketing

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Mission Partners, Bethesda, MD USA: Carrie Fox, CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Chenega Analytic Business Solutions, Lorton, VA USA: Sonia Mundra, President
NRD Capital, Atlanta, GA USA: Susan Beth, COO
Thought Bubble, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Kathryn Garth, General Manager
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Gabriela Rodil & Co., Oakbrook Terrace, IL USA: Gabriela Rodil, CEO
Kaizen Technology Partners LLC, San Francisco, CA, USA: Dao Jensen, Founder & CEO
RewardJet, Brooklyn, NY USA: Sara Wolkwitz, VP of Partnerships
Silverline Communications, Tyson's Corner, VA USA: Laura Taylor, Founder and President
Third Team Media, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines: Fleire Castro , Owner and The Digital Maestra

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Accounting, Banking & Financial Services
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
DarcMatter, New York, NY USA: Natasha Bansgopaul, COO and Co-Founder
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Apple Growth Partners, Akron, OH USA: Erin McCafferty, Director of Operations
Bank Leumi, New York, NY USA: Debra Bar, Head of Marketing, Bank Leumi USA
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Alternatif Bank, Istanbul, Turkey: Esra Beyzadeoglu, Executive VP of Information Technologies & Digital Banking
Coast Professional, Inc., West Monroe, LA USA: Michele Malczewski, CHRO
Ziegler; Chicago, IL USA: Angelique A. David, Executive Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Walton Isaacson, Los Angeles, CA USA: Fernanda Burgel , Associate Creative Director
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
TBWA, Istanbul, Turkey: Burcu Özdemir Kayimtu, Managing Director
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Hawke Media, Los Angeles, CA USA: Kate Aurell, VP of Operations
Hawke Media, Los Angeles, CA USA: Melissa Portillo, Director of Creative Development
IgnitionOne, New York, NY USA: Kelly DeRosa, Director, Retail Strategy

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Business Services & Diversified Services
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
engage2learn, Portland, TX USA: Shannon Buerk, Founder & CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Industrial Security Integrators, LLC, Herndon, VA USA: Jeanne A. Travis, President
Simpson Healthcare Executives, LLC, Old Lyme, CT USA: Erin Conlan, Managing Director
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Faulkner Design Group, Dallas, TX USA: Adrienne Akin Faulkner, CEO + Chief Creative Officer
MDSL, Phoenix, AZ USA: Tamara Saunders, CFO
O.C. Tanner, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Beatryx Washington, VP of General Counsel

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees- Computer Software
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Rimini Street, Inc., Las Vegas, NV USA: Nancy Lyskawa Delivers Outstanding Service to Rimini Street Clients
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Extreme Reach, Inc., Needham, MA USA: Jennifer Wambold, HR Exec, Delivers True Service to Extreme Reach Team Members Globally
Five9, San Ramon, CA USA: Niki Hall, VP Marketing
Improving, Minneapolis, MN USA: Barb Gurstelle, President, Improving - Twin Cities
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Madwire®, Fort Collins, CO USA: Rachel LaFollette, Chief Customer Officer
VirtualHealth, Niceville, FL USA: Sheela Ramamurthy, Chief Client Officer

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - Transportation
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
DHL Express, Nairobi, Kenya: Edna Kerubo, Country Commercial Manager, DHL Express Kenya
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
American Global Logistics, Atlanta, GA USA: Tania Garcia, Chief Marketing Officer
DHL Express, Nairobi, Kenya: Berthe Dodo Bounguendza, acting Commercial Manager, DHL Express Gabon.
DHL Express, Nairobi, Kenya: Ibtisaam Khodabaccus, Sales and Marketing Manager, DHL Express Mauritius
DHL Express, Nairobi, Kenya: Saba Kahsay, Country Commercial Manager, DHL Express Ethiopia.

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -11 to 2,500 Employees - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Adaro Energy, Jakarta, Indonesia: Okty Damayanti, Head of CSR Division and Director of Adaro Foundation
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Cogeco Peer 1, Canada and Asia Pacific: Jaime Leverton, VP and GM, Canada & APAC
Opus Energy, Oxford, United Kingdom: Nikki Flanders, COO
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Englewood, CO USA: Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright, President and CEO
Vested, New York, NY USA: Binna Kim, Co-founder and president
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
FULL Creative, Portland, OR USA: AnswerConnect: Natalie Fung, CEO
Sensibill, Toronto, ON, Canada: Izabella Gabowicz, COO

Female Executive of the Year - Business Services -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
AT&T, Dallas, TX USA: Anne Chow, President, National Business, AT&T Business
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Kathleen O'Reilly, Senior Managing Director - US Northeast Region
Bank of America, Charlotte, NC USA: Sheri B. Bronstein, Global Human Resources Executive
Ceridian, Toronto, ON, Canada: Kristina Cleary, Chief Marketing Officer
EY, New York, NY USA: Sharda Cherwoo - Leader of EY’s Intelligent Automation/Robotic Process Automation (RPA) program
First Tennessee Bank/ First Horizon Corp, Memphis, TN USA: Lynne Walker, EVP, Director of Affinity Strategy
IBM, Armonk, NY, USA: Joanne Wright, Vice President, Enterprise Operations & Services
IBM Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand: Patama Chantaruck, VP for Indochina Expansion and Managing Director
Ritchie Bros., Burnaby, BC, Canada: Anna Sgro, Senior Vice President
Stericycle Environmental Solutions, Lake Forest, IL USA: Maricha Ellis, Vice President of Sales and Marketing Operations
Wolters Kluwer, Riverwoods, IL USA: Stacey Caywood, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Keysight, Santa Rosa, CA USA: Marie Hattar, CMO
Tangoe, Inc., Parsippany, NJ USA: Sidra Berman, CMO
Xandr, New York City, NY;USA: Lori Fink, Chief Legal Officer;

Female Executive of the Year - Consumer Products -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Nonda, Mountain View, CA USA: Christina Lockwood, Director of Communications and US Marketing

Female Executive of the Year - Consumer Products -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Swanson Health, Fargo, ND USA: Katie Doyle, CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Jeunesse Global, Lake Mary, FL USA: Jeunesse® COO Wendy Lewis Can Calculate It, Literally
Rastaclat, Lakewood, CA USA: Eileen Szymanski Chen, Partner/President
REBBL, Emeryville, CA USA: Sheryl O'Loughlin, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Evolab / CBx Sciences, Denver, CO USA: Nicole Smith, CEO, CBx Sciences
Exelixis, Alameda, CA USA: Susan Hubbard, Executive VP of Public Affairs
Pixi, Los Angeles, CA USA: Petra Strand, Founder

Female Executive of the Year- Consumer Products -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH USA: Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh, Group President, Global Family Care

Female Executive of the Year - Consumer Services -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Zum, Redwood City, CA USA: RituNarayan, Founder & CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
GroundLink, New York, NY USA: Liz Carisone, CEO
Ooredoo Myanmar, Yagon, Myanmar: Htar Thant Zin, Chief Officer of Sales and Distribution
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
San Diego County Credit Union, San Diego, CA USA: Teresa Halleck Campbell, President and CEO
Vydia, Holmdel, NJ USA: Jenna Gaudio, VP of Product Management

Female Executive of the Year - Consumer Services -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
First Tennessee Bank, Memphis, TN USA: Lynne Walker, EVP, Director of Affinity Strategy - First Tennessee Bank/First Horizon Corp.
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
BrightSpring Health Services, Louisville, KY USA: Debra Giordano, VP Service Delivery, ResCare Workforce Services
Fogo de Chão, Plano, TXUSA: Selma Oliveira, Chief People and Culture Officer
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC), Princeton, NJ USA: Debbie Daniel, Vice President, Corporate Projects

Female Executive of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Australasian Promotional Products Association (APPA), Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Ky Wilson, Australasian Marketing & Membership Manager
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
2020 Mom, Los Angeles, CA USA: Joy Burkhard, Executive Director
Humanity For The World, La Trinité, Martinique: Dr.h.c Audrey Pomier Flobinus, Chairwoman & Founder
International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA), Colorado Springs, CO USA: Carmen Rustenbeck, Executive Director & Founder
Securing Water for Food Technical Assistance Facility, Washington, DC USA: Donna Vincent Roa, Chief of Party
Tavuun Welfare Association, Karachi, Pakistan: Miss Syeda Amna Nasir Jamal, ChairPerson
The Financial Literacy Youth Initiative, Cranston, RI USA: Marcy Reyes, Founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
ALERT, Chennai and Tamil Nadu, India: Mahalakshmi, Executive for Social Initiatives
The Alpha Enterprise, Cabuyao, Laguna, Philippines: Michelle Bauyon, President
Foundation Wellbeing Trust, Brentford, United Kingdom: Ariane Eva Morin, Charity Founder
National Association of Women Business Owners, Washington, DC USA: Jen Earle, CEO
Parker Sanpei, San Luis Obispo, CA USA: Linda Sanpei, President , and Executive Director of the Paso Robles CAB Collective

Female Executive of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -11 to 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
The Cura Foundation, New York, NY USA: Dr. Robin Smith, Founder and President
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay Boston, MA USA: Wendy Foster, President & CEO
Bob Woodruff Foundation, New York, NY USA: Anne Marie Dougherty, Executive Director
The Markle Foundation, New York, NY USA: Zoë Baird, CEO and President
New Orleans Business Alliance, New Orleans, LA USA: Alejandra Guzman, Vice President of Performance Management & Strategy
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada: Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO
Saawariya & Co., Chartered Accountants (SCCA), Delhi, India: C.A. Pooja Bansal, Managing Partner
The Welsh Air Ambulance Charitable Trust, Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom: Angela Hughes, Chief Executive
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Anoka County Library, Blaine, MN USA: Karly J. Hall, Community Engagement Manager,
Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), Singapore: Naina Subberwal Batra, Chairwoman and CEO
ISPOR, Lawrenceville, NJ USA: Nancy S. Berg, CEO & Executive Director
Jordan Food & Drug Administration, Amman, Jordan: Wesal Alhaqaish, Drug Directorate Director
T.D. Jakes Ministries, Dallas, TX USA: Jordan A. Hora, Director of Communications

Female Executive of the Year - Government or Non-Profit -More Than 2,500 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA, USA: Deanna Wise, EVP & CIO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines: Wilma T. Eisma, Chairman & Administrator
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Serpro, Brasilia, Brazil: Maria da Glória Guimarães dos Santos, President-Director

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Asia, Australia or New Zealand
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Meli Studio, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Julie Ockerby, CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Choice Delights Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan: Mandy Huang, Chairman
DG Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Dominique Grubisa, CEO and founder
The Female Social Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Fi Bendall, founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Angela Henderson Consulting, Brisbane, Australia: Angela Henderson - Small Business Consultant
Biggin & Scott Knox, Melbourne, ViC, Australia: Danelle Hunter, Managing Director
Capital Media, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Antoinette Ludowyk : Co-Founder and Executive Director
EASTGOLD CO., LTD., New Taipei City, Taiwan: Tsay, Charng-Chi, Founder
Newday Media JSC, Hanoi, Vietnam: Hai Yen Le, General Director

Female Executive of the Year in Asia, Australia or New Zealand
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Nidhi Raina, Global Head of Personal Excellence Academy
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated , Tampa, FL USA: Cherry Wong, Vice President, District Operations
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Snelleman Tom, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Jodie Marshall , Partner

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
The Concierge Club, Toronto, ON, Canada: Monica Gomez, Founder and President
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
DentalX, North York, ON, Canada: Anaida Deti, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
The Ace Class, Calgary, AB, Canada: Mandy Balak, Founder and CEO
Caring Safely, Cochrane, AB, Canada: Charlene Richard, Founder
The Roundtable, Toronto ON, Canada: Glain Roberts-McCabe, Founder & President

Female Executive of the Year in Canada
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada: Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Income Access (a Paysafe Company), Montreal, QC, Canada: Tara Wilson, General Manager of Paysafe Group's Income Access
WeUsThem Inc., Halifax, NS, Canada: Faten Alshazly, CCO

Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Europe, the Middle East & Africa
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
CasaAPP, Barcelona, Spain: Esther Rovira, CEO

Female Executive of the Year in Europe, the Middle East & Africa
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
TBWA, Istanbul, Turkey: Burcu Özdemir Kayimtu, Managing Director
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Concentrix (formerly Convergys), Cheshire, United Kingdom: Paula Kennedy Garcia, Vice President
Opus Energy, Oxford, United Kingdom: Nikki Flanders, COO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
DHL Express South Africa, Isando, Johannesburg, South Africa: Bronwyn Herrmannsen, Head of Customer Services

Female Entrepreneur or Executive of the Year in Mexico, Central & South America
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Hill + Knowlton Strategies, Miami, FL USA: Claudia Gioia, CEO and President, Hill+ Knowlton Strategies Latin America & Caribbean
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
REA Consult, Cologne, Germany: Rachel Engler Andalaft , Founder

Most Innovative Woman of the Year - Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
The Female Social Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Fi Bendall, Founder
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Visto, New York, NY USA: Kerry Bianchi: Tranforming a Company to Bring Transparency to Programmatic Advertising
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Century 21 Real Estate, Madison, NJ USA: Cara Whitley, Global Chief Marketing Officer
FYI Brand Group, Los Angeles, CA USA: Tammy Brook, CEO and Founder
GingerMay, London, United Kingdom: Victoria Usher, Founder and CEO
TBWA, Istanbul, Turkey: Burcu Özdemir Kayimtu, Managing Director
Walton Isaacson, Los Angeles, CA USA: Shauna Williams Is Breaking Down Barriers And Seeing Success
YouAppi, San Francisco, CA USA: Jennifer Shambroom, CMO

Most Innovative Woman of the Year - Business Services
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Simpson Healthcare Executives, LLC, Old Lyme, CT USA: Kelly Simpson-Angelini, CEO & CSO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Garden Light LED, Tampa, FL USA: Michelle Mueller, Co-Founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Industrial Security Integrators, LLC, Herndon, VA USA: Jeanne A. Travis, President
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Englewood, CO USA: Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright, President and CEO
Rise and Fly LLC, Arlington, TX USA: Hope LeNoir, Owner & Career Coach

Most Innovative Woman of the Year - Government or Non-Profit
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
New Orleans Business Alliance, New Orleans, LA USA: Alejandra Guzman, Vice President of Performance Management & Strategy
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Bob Woodruff Foundation, New York, NY USA: Anne Marie Dougherty, Executive Director
Health4TheWorld, Palo Alto, CA USA: Bhavya Rehani, President & CEO
Tavuun Welfare Association, Karachi, Pakistan: Miss Syeda Amna Nasir Jamal, ChairPerson
The Samaritan Women, Baltimore, MD USA: Jeanne L. Allert, Founder and Executive Director
The Welsh Air Ambulance Charitable Trust, Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom: Angela Hughes, Chief Executive
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Australasian Promotional Products Association (APPA), Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Ky Wilson, Australasian Marketing & Membership Manager
Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers, Kenmore East, Queensland, Australia: Tracy Leske, Founder
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada: Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO

Most Innovative Woman of the Year - Technology
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
The White Company, West Palm Beach, FL USA: Elizabeth White, Founder & CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
9th Gear Technologies, Palo Alto, CA USA: Maryanne Morrow, CEO & Founder
Amobee, Redwood City, CA USA: Kim Perell, CEO
SAP, Newtown Square, PA USA: Sharon Ruddock, Global VP and Chief Learning Officer for Sales
Zingbox, Inc. Mountain View, CA USA: Dr. May Wang, CTO and co-founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
IGEL, San Francisco, CA USA: Taking an Innovative Approach to Operational Strategies
Progress, Waltham, MA USA: Jen Looper, Senior Developer Advocate
Reltio, Redwood Shores, CA USA: Anastasia Zamyshlyaeva, Reltio Co-Founder & Chief Architect
Rocket Software, Waltham, MA USA: Jennifer Nelson, Director of Software Engineering
ShieldX, San Jose, CA USA: Marcela Denniston, Vice President of Field Engineering
Stocksy United, Victoria BC, Canada: Brianna Wettlaufer, CEO and Co-founder

Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Tell Someone Who Cares, Lennox Head, NSW, Australia: Holley Sommerville-Knott, Founder
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Advancing Women in Product, San Francisco, CA USA: Nancy Wang: Silicon Valley Founder, CEO, Inventor, Educator, and Philanthropist
Creative Nature, Surrey, United Kingdom: Julianne Ponan, Founder & CEO
FG Holding Group, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam: Le Nguyen Van Anh, Chairwoman & CEO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Ampla Education, Hong Kong: Julianna Yau, Founder & Director
Hawthorne, Los Angeles, CA USA: Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO
Modern Ally, LLC Middletown, OH USA: Courtney Moore, CEO
NomNomNow, Oakland, CA USA: Alex Jarrell, Co-Founder and CXO

Maverick of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Entercom, New York, NY USA: Ruth Gaviria, Chief Marketing Officer
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Aflac, Columbus, GA USA: Darcy Brito, Business PR Manager
Activating Artemis, Melbourne, Australia: Anita Bentata, Founder, Speaker, Author and Psychotherapist
Ceridian, Toronto, ON, Canada: Kristina Cleary, Chief Marketing Officer
Cisco, San Jose, CA USA: Devin Hood, Director, Cisco Digital Marketing
InfoMart, Marietta, GA Tammy Cohen, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer
Maximum Games, Walnut Creek, CA USA: Christina Seelye, Founder and CEO
Mortgage Bankers Association, Washington, DC USA: Marcia M. Davies, Chief Operating Officer and Founder of mPower
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada: Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Acacia Law, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: The Legal Lioness, Cathryn Warburton, Founder & Partner
Bon Choix Couture, Glendale, CA USA: Tagui Veronica Manoyan, CEO and Design/Creative Director
Capital Media, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Antoinette Ludowyk : Co-Founder and Executive Director
Faulkner Design Group, Dallas, TX USA: Michelle Duncum, COO
FIS, Jacksonville, FL USA: Marianne Brown, Chief Operating Officer Global Financial Solutions
Focus Era CO., LTD., Shenzhen, China: Tsay, Charng-Ch, Founder
Lithium Technologies, LLC, Austin, TX USA: Heather Strout, Sr. Director, Customer Operations
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Englewood, CO USA: Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright, President and CEO
PublicSchoolWORKS, Cincinnati, OH USA: Carrie Mockler, Vice President, Client Services
Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Nidhi Raina, Global Head of Personal Excellence Academy

Lifetime Achievement - Business
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Susan Davis International, Washington, DC USA: Susan A. Davis, Chairman
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Bon Choix Couture, Glendale, CA USA: Tagui Veronica Manoyan, CEO and Design/Creative Director
Global Upside, San Jose, CA USA: Gita Bhargava, Co-Founder and COO
Salesforce, San Francisco, CA USA: Suzanne DiBianca, Chief Philanthropy Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations
Simpson Healthcare Executives, LLC, Old Lyme, CT USA: Kelly Simpson-Angelini, CEO & CSO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
D3 NYC, New York, NY USA: Jennifer Deare, Founder & CEO
Gannett / USA TODAY NETWORK, Woodland Hills, CA USA: Sharon Rowlands, President of USA TODAY NETWORK Marketing Solutions
Jeunesse Global, Lake Mary, FL Wendy Lewis, COO, a Lifetime of Success Through Empowerment and Giving Back
MWWPR, New York, NY USA: Carreen Winters, Chairman of Reputation and Chief Strategy Officer

Lifetime Achievement - Government or Non-Profit
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Governor’s Office of Management and Budget, State of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Kristen Cox, Executive Director
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
The Markle Foundation, New York, NY USA: Zoë Baird's 20 Years Leading The Markle Foundation: Creating Common Ground for the Common Good
USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore, Alexandria, VA USA: Elaine Rogers, President and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Pipeline Entrepreneurs, Kansas City, KS USA: Joni Cobb, Founding President & CEO

Mentor or Coach of the Year - Business
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Dee Hutchinson Talent Development Ltd, Waterford, Ireland: Dee Hutchinson, Helping Entrepreneurs Build Profitable Business They are Proud of.
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Carolin Soldo Coaching & Events, LLC, Hamburg, NY USA: Carolin Soldo: The Fairy Godmother of Coaches
IBM Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand: Patama Chantaruck, VP for Indochina Expansion and Managing Director
Jane Anderson, Brisbane QLD, Australia: Jane Anderson, Founder
Sputnik ATX, Austin, TX USA: Oksana Malysheva, CEO & Managing Partner
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
ActionCOACH Hanoi West, Hanoi, Vietnam: Nancy Ngo Thi Bich Quyen
Berkeley SkyDeck, Berkeley, CA USA: Caroline Winnett, Executive Director, Berkeley SkyDeck Startup Accelerator
Brighton Health Plan Solutions, New York, NY USa: Carmilla Tan, SVP of Analytics
Focus Era CO., LTD., Shenzhen, China: Tsay, Charng-Chi, Founder
Nic + Zoe, Boston, MA USA: Dorian Lightbown, Founder, Designer, Chief Creative Officer
QT Consulting, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Mell Balment, Relationship Architect, Consultant & Public Speaker

Mentor or Coach of the Year - Government or Non-Profit
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Southwest Michigan First, Kalamazoo, MI USA: Sarah Mansberger, Partner
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
ISPOR, Lawrenceville, NJ USA: Nancy S. Berg, CEO & Executive Director

Women Helping Women - Business
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Activating Artemis, Melbourne, Australia: Anita Bentata, Founder, Speaker, Author and Psychotherapist
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Brighton Health Plan Solutions, New York, NY USA: Carmilla Tan, SVP of Analytics
CLEON Legal and Mediation Services, Townsville City, QLD, Australia: Chrissy Leontios, Principal Lawyer
IBM Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand: Patama Chantaruck, VP for Indochina Expansion and Managing Director
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Biggin & Scott Knox, Melbourne, ViC, Australia: Danelle Hunter, Managing Director
The Female Social Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Fi Bendall, founder
Financial Voyages LLC, Atlanta, GA USA: Pamela S. Robinson, CEO
The G8 Ladies, Brisbane, Australia: Gail Creighton-Davies, Founder
Red Hat, Raleigh, NC USA: Laurie Krebs, Global VP of Tax
Rundeck, Redwood City, CA USA: Stephanie Fohn, President & CEO
Vydia, Holmdel, NJ USA: Jenna Gaudio, VP of Product Management

Women Helping Women - Government or Non-Profit
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada: Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO

Employee of the Year - Business - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Tresemer Group, Kirkland, WA, USA: Whitney DeBerry, a Right-Hand Catalyst for Growth
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Publicity Genie, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Rebecca Mcgregor, PR Manager
Rightpoint, Boston, MA USA: Jenn Dillon, Director of Operations Engineering
Sports 1 Marketing, Irvine, CA USA: Colleen Maloy, Director of Human Resources, S1M Corporation
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
EASTGOLD CO., LTD., New Taipei City, Taiwan: Yu-Ting HU, Operation and Publishing Manager
Focus Era CO., LTD., Shenzhen, China: Chang Ya-Chieh, Operation and Publishing Manager

Employee of the Year - Business - Business Services & Diversified Services
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
iTalent Digital, San Jose, CA USA: Kelly Ripley Feller, Program Manager, Communications & Enablement
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Faulkner Design Group, Dallas, TX USA: Stacy Peters, Director of Design
Kforce, Tampa, FL USA: Erin Zaller, Senior Director of Delivery
The Roundtable, Toronto ON, Canada: Shelby Gobbo, Senior Manager, Programs
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
The Ambit Group, Vienna, VA USA: Sarak Novak, Director of Corporate Culture and Events
Phaidon International, New York, NY USA: Lucy Parker, Director, Temporary Workforce Solutions and Sales
Transitions in Progress, LLC, Winchester, VA USA: Julie Starkey, Proposal Manager
United Franchise Group, West Palm Beach, FL USA: Mary Mills, Director of Marketing

Employee of the Year - Business - Computer Services & Software
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
WalkMe, New York, NY USA: Tiffany Bergstrom, Enterprise Account Executive
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
AgileCraft, Georgetown, TX USA: Mandy Ross, Director of Product Marketing
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Extreme Reach, Inc., Needham, MA USA: Sharon Pidgeon, Product Director
Vydia, Holmdel, NJ USA: Brittany Jacobs, Product Developer

Employee of the Year - Business - Telecommunications
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Access One Inc., Chicago, IL USA: Lori VanDyke: Quick Change Artist
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Orange, Amman, Jordan: Hiba Shabrouq, Product Marketing Expert
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
SPLICE Software, Calgary, AB, Canada: Jenna Ha, Director of Operations

Employee of the Year - Business - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Thomson Reuters, New York, NY USA: Anne-Lise Dorry, Senior Director of Corporate Finance Products
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
ACV Auctions, Buffalo, NY USA: Sheila Hartwell, Director of Training Development
Discovery, Inc., Silver Spring, MD USA: Michelle Zajac, Communications Specialist
Kindersley Hospitality Endeavors, Kindersley, SK, Canada: Courtney Lindsay, General Manager
PrimeRevenue, Atlanta, GA USA: Dana Tashiro, Marketing Coordinator
RAM Mounts (National Products Inc.) Seattle, WA USA: Jessica Nawar, Product Development Manager

Woman of the Year - Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
DDB Chicago, Chicago,IL USA: Diane Jackson, Chief Production Officer
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
The Female Social Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Fi Bendall, Founder
TBWA, Istanbul, Turkey: Burcu Özdemir Kayimtu, Managing Director
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
A23 Advisors, Park City, UT USA: Serenity Thompson, Managing Director
Brookline Public Relations, Calgary, AB, Canada: Shauna MacDonald, Principal & Founder
Brooklyn Outdoor, Detroit, MI USA: Candice Simons, President + CEO
DHL Express East, Central and Southern Africa, George, South Africa: Lilian Kanyi Mwangi , Marketing and Communications Manager
GingerMay, London, United Kingdom: Victoria Usher, Founder and CEO
Hawthorne, Los Angeles, CA USA: Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO
REP Interactive, Culver City, CA USA: Judy Gatena, CEO
Susan Davis International, Washington, DC USA: Susan Davis, Chairman

Woman of the Year - Business Services
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Englewood, CO USA: Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright, President and CEO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
CLEON Legal and Mediation Services, Townsville City, QLD, Australia: Chrissy Leontios, Principal Lawyer
Empowered Women, Melbourne, Australia: Christine Stow, Director
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
DHL Express Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico: Nidia Torres, Key Account Desk Team Leader
DHL Express, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Futoun Koudsi, Call Center Manager
FIS, Jacksonville, FL USA: Lynn Roche, Executive Vice President IFS Banking
Strategati LLC, San Diego, CA USA: Dr. Corinne Jenni , President & CEO

Woman of the Year - Government or Non-Profit
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
The Cura Foundation, New York, NY USA: Dr. Robin Smith, Founder and President
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
2020 Mom, Los Angeles, CA USA: Joy Burkhard, Founder and Executive Director
Bob Woodruff Foundation, New York, NY USA: Anne Marie Dougherty, Executive Director
Brilliant Detroit, Detroit, MI USA: Cindy Eggleton, CEO and Co-Founder
Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA USA: Deanna Wise, EVP & CIO
Gracie's Gowns, Inc. Ruther Glen, VA USA: Jessica White, Founder & CEO
Health4TheWorld, Palo Alto, CA USA: Bhavya Rehani, President & CEO
The Markle Foundation, New York, NY USA: Zoë Baird, CEO and President
New Orleans Business Alliance, New Orleans, LA USA: Alejandra Guzman, Vice President of Performance Management & Strategy
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada: Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO
Purpose DRVN, Woodbury, MN USA: Alicia Kali, Founder
Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth (RAFY) , Male, Maldives: Dr. Aishath Rafiyya, Founding President
The Welsh Air Ambulance Charitable Trust, Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom: Angela Hughes, Chief Executive
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Australasian Promotional Products Association (APPA), Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Ky Wilson, Australasian Marketing & Membership Manager
Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers, Kenmore East, Queensland, Australia: Tracy Leske, Founder
Tatarstan Investment Development Agency, Kazan, Russia: Taliya Minullina, Agency Head
Tavuun Welfare Association, Karachi, Pakistan: Miss Syeda Amna Nasir Jamal, ChairPerson

Woman of the Year - Industry
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Jeunesse Global, Lake Mary, FL USA: Jeunesse® COO Wendy Lewis Can Calculate It, Literally
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
The Mane Choice, Huntsville, AL USA: Courtney Adeleye, CEO and Founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Acacia Law, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: The Legal Lioness, Cathryn Warburton, Founder & Partner
Aflac, Columbus, GA USA: Darcy Brito, Business PR Manager
UnitedHealthcare, Minnetonka, MN USA: Kirsten Gorsuch, Chief Communications Officer

Woman of the Year - Technology
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Matrix New World Engineering, Florham Park, NJ USA: Laurie LaPat-Polasko, Vice President/National Director of Remediation
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Chargebacks911, Clearwater, FL USA: Monica Eaton-Cardone, Owner, Co-Founder and COO
Ooredoo Kuwait, Kuwait City, Kuwait: Shaima Othman Al-Najdi, Acting CTO
Red Hat, Raleigh, NC USA: Terri Hall, VP Global Strategic Alliances
Zingbox, Inc. Mountain View, CA USA: Dr. May Wang, CTO and co-founder
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Belatrix Software, Redwood City, CA USA: Silvana Gaia, Senior Technical Director
HealthEquity, Draper, UT USA: Ashley Dreier, Outstanding CIO & CTO
Intellis, New York, NY USA: Carmen Macias, Director of Project Management
QAD, Santa Barbara, CA USA: Terry Onica, Director of Automotive
Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Nidhi Raina, Global Head of Personal Excellence Academy

Company/Organization (Women-Owned or -Led) Awards Categories

Company of the Year - Business Products - 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
EASTGOLD CO., LTD., New Taipei City, Taiwan

Company of the Year - Business Products - More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
YouEarnedIt, Austin, TX USA
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Phone2Action, Arlington, VA USA
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Zingbox, Inc. Mountain View, CA USA

Company of the Year - Business Services - 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Bon Choix Couture, Glendale, CA USA
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Thought Bubble, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Advocacy & Communication Solutions (ACS), LLC, Cleveland, OH USA
Parker Sanpei, San Luis Obispo, CA USA
Six Things, Cambridge, MA USA

Company of the Year - Business Services - More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
NEXT Trucking, Lynwood, CA USA
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
The Female Social Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Greenworks Lending, Darien, CT USA
New Frontier Data, Washington, DC USA
PotomacWave, Alexandria, VA USA
T and T Consulting Services, Inc., Falls Church, VA USA
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
DarcMatter, New York, NY USA
PT MNC Sekuritas, Jakarta, Indonesia
Simpson Healthcare Executives, LLC, Old Lyme, CT USA
VSA, Inc., Haddonfield, NJ USA

Company of the Year - Consumer Products - 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
LoveBug Probiotics, New York, NY USA
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Gendel Girls, Chester Springs, PA USA
LWi Custom Cabinets, Lockhart, TX USA
Tempaper, Brick, NJ USA

Company of the Year - Consumer Products - More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Jeunesse Global, Lake Mary, FL USA
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
The Mane Choice, Huntsville, AL USA

Company of the Year - Consumer Services - 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
The GREEN Program, Philadelphia, PA USA
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Editor World LLC, Newport, VA USA
Instructional Design and Educational Consulting LLC, Valdosta, GA USA
Revamp Interior Design, New York, NY USA

Organization of the Year - Government or Non-Profit- 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Washington, DC US
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers, Kenmore East, Queensland, Australia
Pipeline Entrepreneurs, Kansas City, KS USA
Tavuun Welfare Association, Karachi, Pakistan
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
All Wheels Up Inc, Frisco, TX USA
The Art of Medicine Foundation, Orlando, FL USA
FPI Fair Pay Innovation Lab, Berlin, Germany
Health4TheWorld, Palo Alto, CA USA

Organization of the Year - Government or Non-Profit- More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
The Welsh Air Ambulance Charitable Trust, Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Bob Woodruff Foundation, New York, NY USA
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines

Startup of the Year - Business Products Industries
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Tavuun Welfare Association, Karachi, Pakistan: SAN Enterprises
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Rundeck, Redwood City, CA USA

Startup of the Year - Business Services Industries
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
The Female Social Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Bidhive, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Dee Hutchinson Talent Development Ltd, Waterford, Ireland
Digitile, Phoenix, AZ USA
Females in Food, Sydney, NSW, Australia
KATT Communications, Devens, MA USA
KiCK Global, Barcelona, Spain
PentaQuest, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Start Your Food Business, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Stay In The Game, Los Angeles, CA USA
Sveti Williams - The Sleepologist, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Tezgahçilar, Istanbul, Turkey

Startup of the Year - Consumer Products Industries
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
RIVAL 5 Game LLC, New Providence, PA USA
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Tell Someone Who Cares, Lennox Head, NSW, Australia
ThermoBrush, Cowell, SA, Australia
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
CLEON Legal and Mediation Services, Townsville City, QLD, Australia
Imalac, Miami, FL USA
JUCA Cotz, Kew East, VIC, Australia

Startup of the Year - Consumer Services Industries
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
CLEON Legal and Mediation Services, Townsville City, QLD, Australia
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
The Ace Class, Calgary, AB, Canada
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
CasaAPP, Barcelona, Spain
Farming The Future, Tallahassee, FL USA
Gracyfy.com , Newtown, PA USA: Gracyfy's Fashion Concierge
Pocket Learning Spanish, Valdosta, GA USA

Most Innovative Company of the Year - 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
ReviveMed, Cambridge, MA USA
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
TriageLogic Group and Continuwell, Jacksonville, FL USA
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Aspire, Phoenix, AZ USA
Cyber Human Capital, McLean, VA USA
Digitile, Phoenix, AZ USA
LBR Insight, Philadelphia, PA USA

Most Innovative Company of the Year - More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Zingbox, Inc. Mountain View, CA USA
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
DCR Workforce, Boca Raton, FL USA
Midwest Real Estate Data LLC, Lisle, IL USA

Fastest Growing Company of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
PotomacWave, Alexandria, VA USA
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Interior Marketing Group, New York, NY USA
LoveBug Probiotics, New York, NY USA
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
2A Consulting, Seattle, WA USA
AGEN-C, Beverly Hills, CA USA: AGENC Experiential + Digital

Community Involvement Program of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
iTalent Digital, San Jose, CA USA: GLAM created to shatter the gender gap in tech
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Financial Voyages LLC, Atlanta, GA USA: Helping cooperatives of Senegal farmers
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Camp Broadway LLC, New York, NY USA : Camp Broadway's This Is A Great Country
Jeunesse Global, Lake Mary, FL USA: Giving Back: The True Measure of a Corporation’s Success

Women-Run Workplace of the Year - 10 or Less Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Goodwin Group PR, Walpole, MA USA
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Real Property Tax Advisors, Atlanta, GA USA
The Roundtable, Toronto ON, Canada
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Global Regulation Advisers, Corp, Pompano Beach, FL USA
Hundred Stories, New York, NY USA
LEP Digital, Gosford, NSW, Australia
Mission Partners, Bethesda, MD USA
Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers, Kenmore East, Queensland, Australia
Savvy Marketers ™, LLC , Princeton, NJ USA
Smarty Social Media, Santa Ana, CA USA

Women-Run Workplace of the Year - More Than 10 Employees
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Plan International Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Pure Incubation, Topsfield, MA USA
Social Media Link, New York, NY USA
Stripe Communications, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
T and T Consulting Services, Inc., Falls Church, VA USA
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Brookline Public Relations, Calgary, AB, Canada
Fabric Innovations, Miami, FL USA
Interior Marketing Group, New York, NY USA
Marketing Mojo, Charlottesville, VA USA
SpeakerBox Communications, Vienna, VA USA
Studio 11 Design, Dallas, TX USA
TTA (known as The Training Associates), Westborough, MA USA

New Product & Service (Developed for/by Women) Awards Categories

Best New Product or Service of the Year - Business Products
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
DCR Workforce, Boca Raton, FL USA: Changing the Game for Non-Employee Vendor Management Systems
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Personal Excellence Academy
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
InCrowd, Boston, MA USA: InCrowd Interview Stevie Award for Best New Product of the Year - Business Products
iTalent Digital, San Jose, CA USA: iAgent for Privacy Protection Saves Billions in Avoided Penalties
iTalent Digital, San Jose, CA USA: MojoJob: iTalent Digital’s Intelligent Recruiter Bot
Thomson Reuters, New York, NY USA: Checkpoint Catalyst: US GAAP product

Best New Product or Service of the Year - Business Services
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
iTalent Digital, San Jose, CA USA: Proprietary data science algorithm uses AI and automation to find hidden sources of leaked revenue
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Brilliant Earth, San Francisco, CA USA: Brilliant Earth Makes Strides Toward Establishing Next-Generation Standard for Mining and Manufacturing of Gemstones & Precious Metals
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Stay In The Game, Los Angeles, CA USA: Stay In The Game

Best New Product or Service of the Year - Consumer Products
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Gold Earth Organics Pty Ltd, Peregian Springs, QLD, Australia: No Nasties Kids and SLiCK KiDS world-first product release
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Home Heart Beats, LLC, Princeton, NJ USA: Helping People Step Back into Life""
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
LadyBoss, Albuquerque, NM USA: LadyBoss Transformation System

Best New Product or Service of the Year - Consumer Services
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Amslee Institute, Sarasota, FL USA: Amslee Institute - Training Nannies and Sitters, Trusted by Families
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
FIS, Jacksonville, FL USA: FIS' Mass Enablement Implementation Service

Communications & Marketing (Developed for/by Women) Awards Categories

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Arts & Entertainment
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Events DC, Washington, DC USA: Events DC and the Capital Inclusion Initiative

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Communications Research
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Tick Tock Boom Digital Agency, Istanbul, Turkey: TEB BNP Paribas: #ElAlemNeDer (#WhatOthersWouldSay)

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Crisis Communications
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Mattress Firm, Houston, TX USA: Quick Crisis Response in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Fresenius Medical Care North America, Waltham, MA USA: Fresenius Medical Care North America

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Events & Observances
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Newday Media JSC, Hanoi, Vietnam: Newday Media JSC's event Sam Son Beach Vacation Festival" - raising awareness of a new holiday destination in Vietnam"

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Healthcare
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
ArcPoint Strategy, Belmont, MA USA: Advocating for America's Unsung Heroes, the Family Caregiver

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Internal Communications
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Penti Giyim Tic. A.S., Istanbul, Turkey: My Bra Academy

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Low Budget (Under $10,000 / €8500)
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Care2, Redwood City, CA USA: Time’s Up for Hollywood’s Gender Gap: A Social Movement Campaign

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Media Relations
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Hired, San Francisco, CA USA: Hired’s 2018 Wage Equality Campaign
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Mattress Firm, Houston, TX USA: Mattress Firm Announces First-Ever Snoozetern" to Sleep on the Job"

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Multicultural
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
ELEInternacional, Valdosta, GA USA: ELEInternacional

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Service
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
HK Strategies, Mexico City, Mexico: No es de Hombres (It's not for Men)

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Reputation/Brand Management
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Aflac, Columbus, GA USA: Aflac “Outducks” a Reputational Deficit

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Social Media Focused
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Tick Tock Boom Digital Agency, Istanbul, Turkey: TEB BNP Paribas: #ElAlemNeDer (#WhatOthersWouldSay)
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Durham, NC USA: Human Intelligence

Business-to-Business Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
My City Gives, Philadelphia, PA USA: Change Makers Dinner on Stage" Event produced for Live Nation Special Events"

Online Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Copart, Dallas, TX USA: Copart 2018 Rebuild Challenge

Media (Developed for/by Women) Awards Categories

Website or Blog of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Thomson Reuters, Toronto, ON, Canada: Thomson Reuters Transforming Women's Leadership in the Law
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Plastic Surgery Hub, Byron Bay, New South Wales: Plastic Surgery Hub
The XD Agency, Atlanta, GA USA: The XD Agency website

Event of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Personal Excellence Academy
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
The XD Agency, Atlanta, GA USA: HydraFacial World Tour

Video of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Pipeline Entrepreneurs, Kansa s City, KS USA: I Am Pipeline

Achievement Categories (new for 2018)

Achievement in Equal Pay
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
PharmaLogics Recruiting, Quincy, MA USA: PharmaLogics Believes the Path to Pay Equality will be Accelerated by Pay Transparency
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Stride Consulting, New York, NY USA: Stride Consulting's Equal Pay Initiative

Achievement in Developing and Promoting Women
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated, Tampa, FL USA: SYKES Women in Technology
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
UK Power Reserve, Solihull, United Kingdom” Power Up at UK Power Reserve
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
b-fit Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey: b-fit Sport and Life Centers for Women
Clearlink, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Gender Equity and Equality at Clearlink
Compeat, Austin, TX USA: Kristi Turner Is Changing the Bleak Stats of Inclusion and Diversity in Tech
Inspired Results, Inc..OR USA: Inspired Results: Disrupting The Status Quo
MapR Technologies, San Jose, CA USA: MapR - Diversity at Every Level of Human Engagement
Nam Huong Corp, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Asian Women Empowerment Mission

Achievement in Promoting Work-Life Balance
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Tangible Words, Bancroft, ON, Canada: Providing Flexibility for Women Who Want a Fair Shot at the Job Market
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Defacto Perakende Ticaret A.S., Istanbul, Turkey: Happy Women Movement
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
MWWPR, New York, NY USA: Gina Cherwin, Taking the lead in reinventing MWWPR's corporate culture
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated, Tampa, FL USA: SYKES Work Life Balance
The XD Agency, Atlanta, GA USA: The XD Agency's Promotion of Work-Life Balance

Achievement in Women-related Corporate Social Responsibility
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Ooredoo Oman, Muscat, Oman: Incubators for Women
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Tick Tock Boom Digital Agency, Istanbul, Turkey: TEB BNP Paribas: #ElAlemNeDer (#WhatOthersWouldSay)
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
HOPE at Home Health Care, Southfield, MI USA: Bringing HOPE Home

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Only nominees with a special sponsor-supplied promotion code could submit nominations to these categories.

Leader in Transforming Customer Engagement
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Montana State Fund, Helena, MT USA: Julie Jenkinson, Vice President of Operations
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
BMO Financial Group, Toronto, ON Canada: Angela Sim, Vice President and Head, DevOps and Shared Services
Pearson, Morrisville, NC USA: Marykay Wells, SVP, Chief Information Officer
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Southern California Edison, Irwindale CA USA: Lorene Miller, Managing Director

Excellence in Transforming Business
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Deutsche Bank, London, United Kingdon: Yvette Berman, Global Head of QA, Release and Environment for Market Risk and Counterparty Credit Risk
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
UBM Americas, Iselin, NJ USA: Joy Puzzo Mullen, SVP, Marketing & Audience Engagement
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Consumers Energy, Jackson, MI USA: Tamara J. Faber-Doty, VP IT
Covance, Inc., Princeton, NJ USA: Nicole Quash, Director, Information Technology

Digital Transformer of the Year
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Otsuka, Princeton, NJ USA: Debbie Profit, VP, Otsuka Information Technology
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
JP Morgan Chase, Wilmington, DE USA: Judy Dinn, MD and CIO for Chase Consumer Cards
Papa John’s International, Louisville, KY USA: Anne Fischer, SVP, Customer Experiemce
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Meritor Inc., Troy, MI USA: Roxanne Hayes, Senior Director, Information Systems,;Business Solutions

Leader in Operational excellence
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA USA: Jane Wong, Associate CIO
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNERS:
Montana State Fund, Helena, MT USA: Sam Heigh, Vice President of Operations Support
Orora Packaging Solution, Buena Park, CA USA: Kathy Linares, CIO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNER:
Sempra Energy, San Diego, CA USA: Dawn Welch, Director – SDG&E Applications

Leadership in NextGen Technology
GOLD STEVE®WINNERS:
Allscripts, Burlington, VT USA: Jill Gagne, Vice President Development - Ambulatory Product Lines
The Clorox Company, Pleasanton, CA USA: Tara Vaishnav, VP, Digital Technology Innovation & Advanced Analytics
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
Olin Corporation, Clayton, MO USA: Christy Barker, VP CIO
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Merck, Branchburg, NJ USA: Randie Schlamowitz, Executive Director
TIAA Charlotte NC, USA: Sharmila Ramar, Director, Cloud Reliability Services

Transformational Sourcing Relations Leadership
GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Avasant Foundation, El Segundo, CA USA: Chitra Rajeshwari, Executive Director
SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
TIAA, Broomfield, CO USA: Sarah Timme, Sr. Manager, Strategic Sourcing
BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
ISG, Stamford, CT USA: Jennifer (Jenn) Stein, Partner
ISG, Stamford, CT USA: Lois Coatney, Partner