Lake Mary, Florida-based Jeunesse Global and its Founder and COO Wendy Lewis were honored at the recent 14th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, taking home a total of eight Stevie Awards during the event held in New York.
Jeunesse garnered a Grand Stevie Award—the program’s highest honor—for placing third among the top five award-winners in the competition.
Wendy Lewis was honored for her decades of business success with a Gold Stevie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Business. She also received four Silver Stevies for Female Executive of the Year, Female Entrepreneur of the Year, Women Helping Women and Woman of the Year.
Additionally, the company received the Gold Stevie Award for Community Involvement Program of the Year for its nonprofit foundation Jeunesse Kids as well as a Silver Stevie Award for Company of the Year.
“It’s a privilege to be recognized among the amazing women and companies who have been honored in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business,” Lewis said. “My sincere and heartfelt thanks go to the Stevie Awards judging panel and, most importantly, to the Jeunesse Distributors and employees across the globe who have made our success possible.”
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are some of 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 nonprofit, large and small. The 2017 awards received entries from 25 nations and territories.
The best-of-competition Grand Stevie Awards were presented to the top five organizations, based on a points system for each award collected. With two Gold and five Silver Stevie Awards, Jeunesse ranked third among all companies in this year’s competition.