Ascira COO Belynda Lee has been named the winner of a bronze Stevie® Award in the Woman Executive of the Year- Consumer category in the 18th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run– worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.
More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 100 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year.
Upon hearing the news, Belynda Lee said, “I am beyond elated for my second win within a year from Stevie Awards. To be recognized as the Women of the Year and then Female Executive of the Year from Stevie is a true honour. I have been striving to empower women to show that potential can be limitless however to get there, one must put in the hard work and learn how to think outside the box. I would like to thank my partners and my team for making my job easier and the results reachable. Always keep moving forward, remember if you are constantly moving you will never be left behind.”
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 160 business professionals around the world, working on eight juries.
Maggie Gallagher Miller, president of the Stevie Awards, said, “We thought the remarkable stories of achievement we saw in last year’s awards couldn’t be topped, but we were wrong. Women-owned and -run organizations have contributed significantly to the increase in innovation and entrepreneurial activity we’ve seen globally since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The nominations submitted to the 18th Stevie Awards for Women in Business that attest to this are inspiring, humbling, and motivating.”