PLANO, Texas – November 8, 2013 – Claudia Mirza was honored by The 100 Black Men of Greater Dallas/Fort Worth on November 6th. She was one of 20 business owners and executives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to be recognized as a “2013 Women of Color Achievement Award” honoree.
Hundreds of business professionals gathered at the Dallas Black Dance Theatre to honor Mirza’s accomplishments and success. Mirza started a home-based translation business in 2003, which has evolved into a company with 670 employees as a result of her leadership.
During the last 10 years, Mirza’s entrepreneurial savvy and vision have led Akorbi’s evolution from a language translation company to a comprehensive provider of global localization solutions for corporate and government clients around the world, including the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Agriculture. The company also launched a very successful staffing company, which supports industry-leading companies, such as the largest Internet company in the world, as well as the largest provider of Internet services worldwide.
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 “Minority/Women Business Enterprise” award from The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber, 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” award 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, web site design, software testing and engineering, voiceover, interpretation, over-the-phone interpretation, and professional staffing. The translation company holds 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.