New York, NY, March 05, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Kay Koplovitz, Founder of USA Networks and Sci-Fi Channel and Chairman of the Board Springboard Enterprises will be recognized by Mayor Bloomberg on March 5th, at a reception in honor of Women’s History Month.
This year’s theme is, Women Inspiring the Next Generation, Pass it On. Mayor Bloomberg and the Commission on Women’s Issues are assembling a unique and powerful collection of motivational quotes and pithy advice that will inspire the next generation. The Mayor will also be recognizing Ellen Chang, Deputy Inspector NYC Police Department. and Jennifer Jones Austin, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies.
Kay Koplovitz remarked, “The power of women is best evidenced in their acts to pay it forward for other women by being advocates for them. We all have human capital and we can spend that capital in support of other women who strive to achieve success.”
Ms. Koplovitz, is co-founder of Springboard Enterprises, and Author of the book Bold Women, Big Ideas.
Venture-catalyst Springboard Enterprises (www.springboardenterprises.org) is the premier platform where influencers, investors and innovators meet to help women build ‘big businesses starting small’. Springboard sources, coaches, showcases and supports women-led growth companies seeking equity capital for product development and expansion. Over 500 women-led companies have gone through Springboard's accelerator programs; they have raised more than $5.6 billion in financing, have created tens of thousands of new jobs, and generate billions of dollars in annual revenues. More than 80% of Springboard companies are still in business, including 10 IPOs and many that are now the technology engines of publicly traded companies.
If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Kay Koplovitz, please call Mayra Kalisch @212-332-4401 or email Mayra@koplovitz.com