Idaho Falls, ID. February 8, – Enterprising Women, the national magazine for women business owners, has announced its annual list of the “Enterprising Women of the Year Award.” This year’s winners include Sylvia Medina, president and founder of North Wind, Inc.
“The Enterprising Women of the Year Award is one of the most prestigious recognition programs in the world for women entrepreneurs. In light of the challenging economy, this year honorees have overcome many obstacles to grow their businesses, give back to others, and really shine as leaders in their communities,” Monica Smiley, publisher/CEO of Enterprising Women, said.
Criteria for the award included; business growth, mentoring and supporting other women in business, and leadership in their communities.
With an unprecedented number of entries this year, the magazine’s editorial team screened hundreds of nominations through the Enterprising Women web site. The publication’s Advisory Board composed of more than one hundred outstanding women entrepreneurs from the United States and around the globe, assisted in the final selection process. “I’m absolutely thrilled to be recognized by such a prestigious organization that advances women business owners,” said Medina. “Today, women entrepreneurs account for nearly half of all small businesses in America, and it’s exciting to be one of them.”
Honorees will gather March 17-19 at the Marriott Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami, Florida, with the gala awards ceremony slated for March 18.