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Akorbi CEO and Co-Founder Claudia Mirza Honored as a "2018 Women’s

Business Enterprise Star"

Honored Before 1,500 Business Leaders at “Salute To Women’s Business Enterprises”

Plano, TX, March 22, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The nation's largest certifier of women-owned businesses and
leader in women's business development, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
has recognized Claudia Mirza, CEO of Akorbi, a language service organization, as a “Women's Business
Enterprise (WBE) Star” in recognition of her leadership in business and as an inspiration to women in
multicultural communities and business.

The WBE Star Award is the nation's premier recognition for excellence among women-owned
businesses, honoring 14 women from across the country who are leaders in their local business
communities and respective fields.

The 2018 WBE Stars are being honored during the “2018 WBENC Summit & Salute,” a gathering of
more than 1,500 entrepreneurs and business leaders taking place March 20 - 22, 2018 in Dallas, Texas.

“We are very proud of the 2018 WBE Stars,” says Pamela Prince-Eason, President and CEO of WBENC.
“They are all outstanding leaders who have been instrumental in driving innovation and sustainable
economic growth.”

Akorbi, which was co-founded by Mirza, is one of the most diversified and fastest-growing language
service providers offering full service language solutions including video technology, staffing,
multilingual call center solutions, translation, localization, interpreting and learning services enabling
clients across the globe to communicate with customers in their preferred languages.

“I am deeply grateful and honored to receive such an esteemed recognition from the Women's Business
Enterprise National Council among such an accomplished group of women business and community
leaders from around the country who join me in receiving this award,” said Claudia Mirza. “I've always
been passionate about advocating for and helping other women who are, or aspire to be business leaders
because I understand first-hand the challenges we face.”

Mirza will be recognized for her business acumen, her inspiration to other women, and her active role at
the helm of Akorbi. She was selected for this national honor by Debbie Hurst, President of the Women's
Business Council - Southwest (WBCS). Debbie is one of WBENC's 14 RPOs that process WBENC's
world-class certification of WBEs, in addition to providing skills-building educational programs and
business development opportunities in their respective regions.

Learn more about the WBE Star Award and WBENC Summit & Salute at http://summit.wbenc.org.

About WBENC
WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the

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United States. WBENC partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) to provide its
world-class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country. WBENC is also
the nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. Throughout the year,
WBENC provides business development opportunities for member corporations, government agencies
and more than 14,000 certified women-owned businesses at events and other forums. Learn more at
www.wbenc.org

About Akorbi
Akorbi is a U.S.-based company that provides enterprise solutions that empower companies to achieve
success in the global economy. We help companies connect with employees, vendors and customers in
over 170 languages 24x7, in any modality, from any location. Our customizable, enterprise solutions
include: technical and multilingual staffing, learning services, multilingual contact centers, video remote
solutions, translation/localization and in-person interpreting services. The company holds several
certifications including ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003, EN 15038:2006 and M/WBE Certification.

For more information, visit www.ako

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Contact Information:
Akorbi
Jeanette Anders
520-979-2282
Contact via Email
www.akorbi.com
Sarah Haner
Marketing at Akorbi
214-256-9222 Ext. 8372

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