NEW YORK, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Liz Elting, Co-Founder and CEO of TransPerfect, has been announced as a winner of Enterprising Women magazine's 2017 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, granted to women who head rapidly-growing businesses, actively mentor and support other entrepreneurial women and girls, and stand out as leaders in their industries and communities. Elting is one of four women to be recognized in the "over $100 million in annual revenues" category, the awards highest of seven categories. Next week, she, along with other award winners, will be honored at the 15th annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration and Conference to be held from April 2-4 at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
"It is nothing short of an honor to be recognized by such a wonderful, prestigious publication, and to stand among other women who are breaking glass ceilings and revolutionizing their fields," said Elting. "I applaud Enterprising Women's work in inspiring and supporting tomorrow's business, technology, and entrepreneurial leaders."
For two full days, the 2017 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration and Conference will bring together dynamic women business owners from around the world. The celebration will shine the spotlight on honorees, with award presentations at the Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Gala Dinner. The Enterprising Women of the Year Awards is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners, and many of its honorees also serve as leaders of key organizations that support the growth of women's entrepreneurship.
"The recipients of the 2017 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards represent an amazing group of women entrepreneurs from across the United States and as far away as The Netherlands, South Africa, Uganda, the United Kingdom and Canada," said Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women. "We could not be more proud to recognize their accomplishments as CEOs of fast-growth companies, community leaders, and role models and mentors to other women and girls. We look forward to shining the spotlight on them at our 15th annual awards event in April."
Liz Elting has presided over TransPerfect since its inception in 1992, growing it from a dorm room startup to a global industry leader. She serves on Trinity Women's Leadership Council's Founders Council, the Executive Leadership Committee of the American Heart Association's Circle of Red, is a member of the Women Presidents' Organization's Zenith Group, and acts as a mentor to other women in tech and business. For more information on Liz Elting, please visit lizelting.com and transperfect.com. For more information on Enterprising Women magazine and its Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, please visit enterprisingwomen.com.
About Liz Elting: Liz Elting is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of TransPerfect, the world's largest privately owned language solutions company. Living, studying, and working in five countries by the age of 25, Liz identified a need in the translation industry to provide a service-focused enterprise that could provide end-to-end solutions for companies doing business globally, leading her to start TransPerfect out of an NYU dorm room with no outside funding. Today, the global firm has more than 4,000 employees, over 11,000 clients, and has been recognized for developing the industry standard for linguist certification as an eight-time recipient of the Inc. 5000 award, a six-time honoree of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a winner of World Trade Week's Global Technology Award, and a recipient of multiple Stevie Awards. Liz has been recognized as a "Woman of Power & Influence" by the National Organization for Women, an "Enterprising Woman of the Year" by Enterprising Women, "Woman of the Year" by American Express and Entrepreneur Magazine, an "Entrepreneur of the Year" by Ernst & Young, a "Woman Worth Watching" by Diversity Journal, and is a recipient of the Alumni Medal for Excellence from Trinity College and the Distinguished Alumna Award from NYU's Stern Women in Business. Liz also serves as a Trustee of Trinity College, an Advisory Board Member of Enterprising Women, and the Founding Ambassador to AHA's Circle of Red. Liz is featured regularly in the media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, O (The Oprah Magazine), The Financial Times, Reader's Digest, Huffington Post, and Crain's New York Business.
About Enterprising Women Magazine: Enterprising Women, with headquarters in Cary, North Carolina, is the nation's only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners that chronicles the growing political, economic, and social influence and power of entrepreneurial women. The magazine provides a friendly meeting place, a public forum, and a national stage for the critical issues confronting women's businesses and daily lives from the unique perspectives and experiences of entrepreneurial women. With a mission to reflect and amplify the voices of today's entrepreneurial women, Enterprising Women is published in both print and digital editions and reaches over one million readers in 185 countries.
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