Women Around the World Recognized at Event in New York City
Dallas, TX —November 15, 2014 — Neena Newberry, President of Newberry Executive Solutions, has been named the winner of four Stevie® Awards in the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business:
Gold Stevie Winner: Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Products –10 or Less Employees
Gold Stevie Winner: Mentor or Coach of the Year – Business
Silver Stevie Winner: Women Helping Women – Business
Bronze Stevie Winner: Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services –10 or Less Employees
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2014 awards received entries from 22 nations and territories.
Nicknamed the Steviesfor the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners last night during a dinner event attended by more than 400 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The presentations were broadcast live across the U.S.A., and simulcast around the world and will be featured in a television special on Biz TV in January.
More than 1,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories.
Neena Newberry took home two gold, one silver and one bronze award. She shared her excitement and surprise, “I didn’t expect to be standing in front of the room accepting these awards. It’s so exciting to know that we’re making a difference in the lives of women, and doing something right.”
Neena launched Newberry Executive Solutions in 2008 to focus on her passion for developing strong women leaders. She left a successful 16-year consulting and HR career, and a role on Deloitte’s U.S. HR Executive Team. Grounded in 20+ years of business experience, Neena gets rave reviews from Fortune 500 clients. She authored Show Up. Step Up. Step Out., a chapter in the MBA Women’s Guide to Success, hundreds of articles for women, and the WOW! Women On the Way to Peak Performance ProgramSM. Neena has been in the media over 50 times in 2014, teaches in Executive Education at the SMU Cox School of Business, and is a champion for early childhood education.
Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.
“In the 11 years of the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, we have never had as many impressive women entrepreneurs, organizations, and executives nominated as we did in 2014. Their stories of success and innovation will be an inspiration to women around the globe who dream of starting and growing a business and making a difference.” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of this year’s Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements.”
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
About Newberry Executive Solutions
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Newberry Executive Solutions is a professional leadership development company focused on building a strong pipeline for women leaders through a suite of products and services including executive coaching, workshops, and development programs. President Neena Newberry is an experienced executive with Deloitte, an adjunct professor at SMU Cox School of Business Executive Education, an in-‐demand speaker at national and global conferences, and a widely published author. Neena and her associates have extensive business and leadership experience and hold credentials from the International Coach Federation. For more information, visit newberrysolutions.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.