Burlington, Canada, November 13, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Pink Elephant’s CEO, Fatima Cabral, has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services –11 to 2,500 Employees category at the 10th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
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 2013 awards received over 1,200 entries from 18 nations and territories. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 240 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.
The judges presented the award to Fatima in recognition of her role as a pioneer in the IT support and management landscape in North America; her part in the ITIL® “revolution”; co-founding and leading Pink Elephant to becoming the world leader in IT Service Management best practices and training over 350,000 IT professionals across six continents.
“This award is such an honor! I share this prestigious award with everyone who has helped Pink Elephant get to where it has today,” said Cabral. “I would also like to congratulate all finalists who have encouraged women around the world to dream big and achieve excellence.”
“For 10 years we have been recognizing the achievements of women in the workplace, and this year’s nominations were the most impressive class the judges have ever reviewed,” 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.”
Cabral has also ranked amongst PROFIT Magazine’s Top 100 Woman Entrepreneurs for eight successive years, and is a recipient of an award from the Federation of Portuguese-Canadian Business Professionals. Pink Elephant has received awards including: Top 300 Canadian IT Companies (Branham Group Inc.); Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Canada (PROFIT Magazine); Ontario Global Traders Award (Ontario Government); Finalist, 2011 Best Employer In Burlington (City of Burlington).
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners during a sold-out event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
About Pink Elephant
Each year Pink presents must-attend IT Service Management conferences and leadership forums that bring together IT professionals from around the world. With a pioneering 30 year history, we are a global leader in ITIL expert-led consulting and ITSM best-practice education. Pink Elephant also offers a vast array of products and services, such as business simulation workshops and online implementation tools, to help you meet all your IT and business goals.
For more information and to check out our full list of products and services, visit pinkelephant.com and follow Pink Elephant on Twitter: @theitilexperts
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: the Asia-Pacific 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.
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