, Dec. 5, 2019
/PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Wambi, LLC has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Fastest Growing Company of the Year category, and Wambi's Co-founder, Alex Coren
, has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year category in the 16th 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.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards were presented to winners during a dinner event attended by more than 550 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City
. The event was broadcast via Livestream.
More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration. "Wow!" exclaims Coren. "It's been a wild ride from inventing this solution to building a company that wins awards like this. Our work at Wambi emphasizes the importance of recognition, and so this recognition of our hard work from the Stevies judges certainly carries enormous weight."
Wambi CEO and Co-founder Rebecca Metter
says, "Our growth rate speaks volumes to the important and necessary work our team is doing to transform culture and improve human experience for healthcare organizations. We continue to surpass our targets and have an exponential impact on the market we serve, shifting the conversation from focusing on the negative to showcasing the positive. This acknowledgement adds another layer of credibility and further strengthens the Wambi story. Congratulations to all the Stevie Awards winners!"
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 150 business professionals around the world, working on eight juries.
This year's Stevie Awards for Women in Business was complemented by the Women|Future Conference, a two-day educational and networking event also at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on November 14-15
, president of the Stevie Awards, said, "In its 16th year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received an outstanding body of nominations from women in organizations of all types, in 25 nations. We are gratified by how meaningful it is to women to win a Stevie Award, and how impactful it can be on the futures of their careers and their organizations. We congratulate all of this year's Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements."
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available here.
About Wambi Wambi gives flight to the human side of healthcare, creating transparency, building trust, and increasing employee and patient engagement in the moment. It is the only real-time recognition system that uses a gamified approach to empower both patients and care providers to facilitate engagement and drive behavioral change. Hospitals and health systems leveraging Wambi's first-in-class solution have demonstrated improved employee engagement, decreased turnover and burnout, and elevated patient experience.
About the Stevie Awards Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the new Middle East Stevie Awards. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. 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 http://www.StevieAwards.com.