Helen Levinson, CEO of Indigo Interactive, Wins Enterprising Women of the Year Award
Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes World’s Top Women Entrepreneurs
December 11, 2017 – RALEIGH, N.C. Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine, has announced the winners of the 2018 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs. Honorees will be recognized at the 16th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration & Conference, to be held from Sunday, March 4 to Tuesday, March 6 at The Four Seasons Hotel in Miami, Florida.
The Enterprising Women of the Year Awards is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners. To win, nominees must demonstrate that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities. Many of the honorees also serve as leaders of the key organizations that support the growth of women’s entrepreneurship.
Helen Levinson is CEO and Founder of Indigo Interactive, a Chicago based tech firm that provides software products to quality assurance organizations by automating workflows to capture, report and analyze compliance and safety data. She is gifted with a mind that is equal parts business woman and technical director. With two decades of entrepreneurship and as a software engineer herself, she focuses on disruptive solutions for the higher education and healthcare quality assurance markets. Her tenacity and resilience has earned her a great deal of respect in the tech industry by bootstrapping her way to becoming the leading software provider in these compliance markets.
Helen doesn’t shy away from challenges. Starting her first job at the age of 10, her working journey taught her many life lessons both in entrepreneurship and directing others. She is a firm believer in empowering all employees to innovate and contribute to the advancement of business objectives through technology. A visionary by heart, she encourages her team to design and build jaw-dropping products that help automate manual tasks, increase efficiency, and use big data to provide analytics far superior to competing products.
She is a Chicago born native of Jordanian descent and volunteers her time to many nonprofits and charities that are focused on children, particularly those that encourage young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). She supports young girls in STEM by volunteering as a Girl Scouts Troop Leader for her daughter’s troop, leading eleven bright young girls. As a mother, she also enjoys collaborating and sharing advice with other entrepreneurial moms on how to strike a healthy balance between life and work.
Helen has recently been awarded Prominent Woman in Tech by the Illinois Tech Association’s 2017 City Lights, and Female Entrepreneur of the Year by the Stevie Awards. She has been featured in Tech.Co as one of Chicago’s Top Ten Founders Over 40, Chicago Inno’s 50 on Fire nominee, CBS Small Business Pulse, MS Tech, ChiTech Academy, as well as a content contributor to Business 2 Community (B2C) and LP Magazine. Indigo Interactive is also recognized by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a woman owned minority business.
Indigo Interactive, a Chicago based tech firm that provides software products to quality assurance organizations by capturing, reporting, and analyzing compliance and safety data. Its predominantly female staff of technologists created their flagship product, Jura®, focused primarily on education accreditation but also available to healthcare organizations that track safety compliance.
Learn more about Indigo Interactive: http://meetindigo.com/accreditation-management-systems.html
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