The Best and Most Powerful. Collectively.

Elite Women Around The World® Award Criteria

A woman who is:
  • Making a difference worldwide in the lives of other women socially and economically
  • Creating projects and programs for women which go beyond the boundaries of her job and business responsibilities
  • Serving as a Mentor and role model to lift and inspire women and young girls
 
Women Who Change The World® Award 2020
To be presented at the Women's International Day Program
Sunday, March 8, 2020

 
ALPHA Woman Award 2020
To be presented at the Women's International Day Program
Sunday, March 8, 2020


 
Women Who Change The World Award 
Presented at the Women's International Day Program held on March 8th
 
2017 - Virginia Marti Veith, Founder of Virginia Marti College of Art and Design, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
 
2016 - Margaret W. Wong, Attorney, President and Managing Partner of Margaret W. Wong & Assoc. Co., LPA, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
 
2015 - Alexandria Johnson Boone, Chairwoman & Founder of Women of Color Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
 
 
Young Professional Leadership Award
Presented at the Women's International Day Program held on March 8th
 
2017 - Priya Roy, MD, Gastroenterologist & Partner of Ohio Gastroenterology Group, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.
 
2016 - Krupa Savalia, MD/Ph.D Scholar of University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, U.S.A.
 
2015 - Uzma Kazmi, Vice President Business Banking, Sales Manager of PNC Bank, N.A., Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
 
 
ALPHA Woman Award
Presented at the Women's International Day Program held on March 8th
 
2017 - Ramona Robinson, Anchor & Journalist, Cleveland 19 News; Stefani Schaefer, Co-Anchor, Fox 8 News; Honorable K. J. Montgomery, Judge, Shaker Heights Municipal Court; Moreen Bailey Frater, Director Community, WEWS News 5; Mona Gupta, MD, Internal Medicine & Palliative Care, University Hospitals; Venera Izant, Senior Vice President, B Riley Wealth Management; Meryl Johnson, Representative, State Board of Education, District 11; Sandra Lee, Former Publisher, Summit, Portage & Stark County Women's Journals; Inna Kinney, Founder & CEO, Economic and Community Development Institute; Germaine Gibian, Former President, Zonta Club of Cleveland; Antara Datta, Founder & Artistic Director, Anga Kala Kathak Academy; Aileen Chin, Manager & Co-Owner, Hunan by the Falls; Toni DiBlasi Hadad, Owner, Toni in Style; Holly Perzy, MD, MMM, FAAP, FACP, Chief Executive Director, MHSelect & VP, Care Delivery, MetroHealth
 
2016 - Maria Quinn, Attorney, The O'Brien Law Firm LLC; Jane Leher Eckert, PdD, President & CEO, Studio e; Katherine Miracle, Founder & President, Miracle Resources, LLC; DeLores Pressley, CEO, DeLores Pressley Worldwide

 
Community Leadership Award
Presented at the Women's International Day Program held on March 8th
 
2017 - Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, City of Cleveland; John DiJulius, Chief Revolution Officer, The DiJulius Group; Dustin S. Klein, Publisher & Chief Operating Officer, Smart Business; Michael Gaffney, President, Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio; Marvin Montgomery, Professional Sales Trainer, Marvin Montgomery; Mahesh Desai, Reporter, TV Asia; Eric Tolbert, CLU®, ChFC®, Financial Advisor, Eric Tolbert & Associates
 
2016 - Sree Sreenath, PhD, President, Sewa International; Lou Acosta, President, North Coast Minority Media; Lakshminarayanan (Laks) Venkataraman, Executive Vice President & Co-Owner, Magni-Power Co.; Jeff Nischwitz, Founder, The Nischwitz Group
 
2015 - Sandhia Varyani, MD, FACOG, OBGYN, Ahuja Medical Center and University Hospitals; Margaret Mitchell, President & CEO, YWCA Greater Cleveland, Joan Rosenthal, President & Founder, Marigold Catering; Joy Roller, President, Global Cleveland; Jill Miller Zimon, Founder & Chief Open Data Evangelist, OpenNEO; Rebecca Morgan, President, Fulcrum ConsultingWorks, Inc.; Danita Harris, Anchor, WEWS Chanel 5 News; Sudarshan Sathe, President, New Concepts, Inc.; Ratanjit S. Sondhe, Founder & CEO, Discoverhelp, Inc.
 
 
Lifetime Achievement Community Leadership Award
Presented at the Women's International Day Program held on March 8th
 
2017 - Tina Joseff, President, CEO & CFO, Joseff-Hollywood dba Joseff Investment Castings, Burbank, California
 
2016 - Harlan Diamond, Founder, Executive Caterers Landerhaven, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
 
 
Organizational Leadership Award
Presented at the Women's International Day Program held on March 8th
 
2017 - United Way of Greater Cleveland,  August A. Napoli, Jr., President & CEO
 
2016 - Counsel of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), Steve Millard, President & Executive Director
 
 
Excellence in Advocacy & Leadership Award
Presented at the Women's International Day Program held on March 8th
 
2017 - Rupesh Raina, MD, FAAP, FACP, FNF & FASN, Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio U.S.A.
 
 
EWAW TRANSFORMATIVE: Health & Wellness Emerging Leader Award
Presented at the FIT to Lead Retreat 
 
2016 - Anisha Durve, D.O.M., A.P., E-RYT/CYT, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncturist, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Ayur-Yoga & Meditation Instructor & Author, Fort Lauderdale, Florida U.S.A.
 
 
EWAW TRANSFORMATIVE: Leadership, Innovation & Fitness Award
Presented at the FIT to Lead Retreat
 
2016 - Tami L. Schneider, E-RYT/CYT, Owner, Cleveland Yoga Studios, Int'l Yoga Teacher & Wellness Coach, Cleveland, Ohio U.S.A.
 
 
EWAW TRANSFORMATIVE: Health, Wealth & Wellness Leadership Award
Presented at the EWAW TRANSFORMATIVE: Health, Wealth & Wellness Conference
 
2015 - Elaine Connelly, RN, CECP, President, Wealth & Wellness Journey, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio U.S.A.
 
 
Recipients of the Elite Women Around The World® Women of Distinction Award 2012
Presented on May 31, 2012
 
Stella Moga Kennedy, Founder, President & CEO of LeChaperon Rouge, Childcare & Elementary Schools from Cleveland, Ohio U.S.A.

Lori DeVore, Founder & CEO of DeVore Technologies from Cleveland, Ohio U.S.A.

Dr. Cyndie Spanier, Psychologist & Deputy Commissioner of Pittsburgh Behavioral Medicine from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania U.S.A.
 
Venera Izant, Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor, RP, CRPC of Izant-Creadon Group from Cleveland, Ohio U.S.A.


First Recipient of the Elite Women Around The World® Award
Presented on August 13, 2009

Diane Ullemeyer-Trimbath, President, The Design Edge, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio U.S.A

Why Join

Global, National and Regional Business Opportunities