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2012 International Business Woman of the Year (IBWOY) Awards
Carmen Taylor, Annette Taddeo-Goldstein and Carmenza Jaramillo
to be Honored at Awards Ceremony on November 15 at the Intercontinental Hotel Doral
MIAMI, FL (November 5, 2012) - The South Florida chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT-South Florida), a premier global networking organization for professionals in international business, is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 International Business Woman of the Year (IBWOY) Awards.
The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Intercontinental Hotel Doral on
Carmen Taylor, managing director of cargo sales for
The winner in the Small/Medium Company category is Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, founder and CEO ofLanguageSpeak, a nationally renowned translation services company headquartered in
Carmenza Jaramillo, director of the
Past IBWOY winners Romaine Seguin of UPS Americas, Joan Levien Robertson of Robertson Forwarding Company and Barbara Pimentel of Florida Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association will co-present this year’s awards.
Ana Recio Harvey, director of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Women's Business Ownership, will deliver the keynote address; and Janice Gonzalez, President and CEO of JGB Communications, will preside as Mistress of Ceremonies.
Now in its 11th year, the IBWOY Awards recognizes outstanding women for their significant contributions to international trade and business in
In honor of National Scholarship Month celebrated in November, IBWOY will host a silent auction and donate proceeds to scholarships for women pursuing higher education degrees in International Business at local universities. Some of this year's auction items include a:
• Weekend stay at the San Juan Intercontinental Hotel (valued at $400)
• Weekend car loan for an Audi A6 from The Collection (valued at $2,400)
• Two-night weekend stay at the Townhouse Hotel in
• Johnson & Wales private chef's dinner for six (valued at $1,000)
• Spokesperson training by communications firm IGC (valued at $3500)
Live at the luncheon and online starting today, IBWOY will offer a jewelry trunk show hosted by top-selling fashion jewelry and accessories designer Stella & Dot. All sales proceeds using the linkhttp://www.stelladot.com/ts/6yqj5 will go toward the OWIT’s 2012 IBWOY Scholarships fund.
The IBWOY Awards are made possible every year thanks to the generosity of sponsors such as Binstock, Rubin, Adler, Aldecoa & Ellzey, PA; C.H. Robinson; Home Financing Center; Miami-Dade Aviation Department; Total Bank; and UPS; among many others.
If you are interested in sponsorship or securing a table for your organization, please contact Jennifer Diaz (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We look forward to seeing you November 15th! To register to attend the 2012 OWIT IBWOY Awards, clickhere.
For high-resolution photos and biographies of IBWOY winners, participants and OWIT president Audrey Nielsen, click here.
About the Organization of Women in International Trade
The Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT) is a non-profit organization that focuses on helping women develop and execute global trade opportunities. Its membership comprises women and men sharing knowledge, mentoring peers and youth, connecting with counterparts in other countries and exchanging business contacts and referrals. OWIT’s strength is the global expertise of its members who have a strong focus on planning and executing business opportunities involving international trade. The organization has 25 chapters and 3,000 members around the world.
Established in 1993, OWIT South Florida, formerly known as WIT-Miami, was voted OWIT’s 2011 Chapter of the Year and then-president Jennifer Diaz OWIT’s 2011 Member of the Year.
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