PLANO, Texas – November 12, 2013 – Akorbi received The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Minority/Women Business Enterprise Award on November 8th at the Chamber’s Quality & Excellence Entrepreneur Awards Gala. Hundreds of community leaders, elected officials and entrepreneurs attended the event held at the Dallas Convention Center. The Honorable Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico, was the keynote speaker for the Gala’s 20th Anniversary celebration.
Akorbi was one of 35 businesses that competed for only six awards, which included Groundbreaker, Pacesetter, Trendsetter, Innovator and Empire Builder. Akorbi received the highly-coveted Minority/Women Business Enterprise award and the company’s CEO, Claudia Mirza, was honored.
Akorbi exemplifies what this award stands for: quality and excellence. The two words are the foundation of the company’s success, because its clients, some of the largest organizations and companies in the world, demand nothing less.
Akorbi’s language service’s clients include government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The company also excels in its staffing division, which caters to some of the world’s most demanding companies, including the largest Internet services company in the world.
Over the years, Mirza’s success and commitment to her community have been recognized with numerous honors and awards, including the Dallas Business Journal’s “Women in Business” award, the “2013 Women of Color Achievement Award” from The 100 Black Men of Greater Dallas/Fort Worth, the Association of Latin Professionals in Accounting and Finance’s “Latina Achievement” Award, a “Community Hero” nomination from the Metroplex Technology Business Council, the“Woman-Owned Business Enterprise of the Year” award by the North Texas Regional Certification Agency, the Fort Worth Mayor’s “Entrepreneur Award” and the “Micro-entrepreneur of the Year” by Wachovia and ACCION Texas.
Akorbi offers business solutions in more than 170 languages. This includes a full range of language, localization and global marketing solutions, including document translation, multilingual desktop publishing, project management, content management, website design, software testing and engineering, voiceover, interpretation, over-the-phone interpretation, and professional staffing. The translation company holds the ISO 9001 Certification, 8(a) Certification and Women’s Business Enterprise Certification. For more information, visit www.akorbi.com or call 1.877.4.AKORBI.