Women Presidents' Organization named Women's Business Association of the Year

Dec 08, 2010, 13:29 ET from Women Presidents' Organization

WPO awarded a 2010 Stevie Award for Women in Business

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) received the Stevie Award for being the Women's Business Association of the Year at the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.  The awards presentation was held November 12th in New York City, and recognized women executives, entrepreneurs, and the organizations they run.

The WPO is the premier peer advisory organization connecting women who own multi-million dollar companies.  In monthly meetings across four continents (North America, South America, Europe, and South Africa) chapters of 20 women presidents – from diverse industries– invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. Local WPO chapters are coordinated by a professional facilitator and meet monthly to share business expertise and experience in a confidential setting.  WPO members are required to have a minimum of $2 million in gross annual sales (or $1 million for service-based businesses), as well as ownership at some level, and senior management responsibilities for attorneys and accountants.  

"It is an honor to be recognized as the Women's Business Association of the Year," said Marsha Firestone, Ph.D., President & Founder, WPO. "The mission of the WPO is to improve business conditions for women entrepreneurs, and to promote the acceptance and advancement of women entrepreneurs in all industries.  With 90 chapters worldwide, we are truly helping women reach farther together."

About Women Presidents' Organization (WPO):

The WPO is the premier peer advisory organization connecting women who own multi-million dollar companies.  In monthly meetings across four continents (U.S., Canada, Peru, South Africa and the UK) chapters of 20 women presidents – from diverse industries– invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. Local WPO chapters are coordinated by a professional facilitator and meet monthly to share business expertise and experience in a confidential setting. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit www.womenpresidentsorg.com.

About Marsha Firestone, Ph.D.:

Dr. Marsha Firestone, an award-winning speaker, author and educator, is the founder and president of the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) for women who lead multi-million dollar businesses. As WPO president, Dr. Firestone oversees the strategic operations of 70 chapters focusing on organizational growth and empowering members to achieve increased business and financial success. Dr. Firestone was executive director of The Women's Economic Summit, where her work resulted in a master plan for accelerating the growth of women's business that was presented to Congress and the public.

For Information Contact:

Kirsten Wynn

212.688.4114

Kirsten@womenpresidentsorg.com



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