Gita Bhargava Wins Silver in Stevie Awards 2018
Gita Bhargava, the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Global Upside, won silver in the Lifetime Achievement Award. The winners were announced at the November 16th Stevie Awards Gala.
The awards recognize Gita’s significant achievements in her life, from becoming the first female entrepreneur in her hometown of Alwar, India at just 16 to her dedication to building Global Upside into a formidable corporation that is helping companies across 150+ countries.
“Gita Bhargava is very passionate about her work which is evident in her dedication to provide the best possible experience in every engagement. Gita is thoughtful and deeply cares about those that she works with and her positive nature will put a smile on anyone’s face. She is not only exceptional at her job, but is a commendable individual,” said Jessica Lee, Vice President and Corporate Controller at the Zillow Group.
Gita is also an advocate of children’s education and is a long-time supporter of the education-focused nonprofit City Year.
“Gita Bhargava is a true role model for women everywhere. Her vigor for and backing of City Year and her encouragement of others to do the same has been important in helping at risk children across America,” said Sharon Matthews, Chair, San Jose/Silicon Valley Board, City Year.
The Stevie® Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie® Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.
More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories. Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 200 business professionals around the world, working on six juries.
Other finalists and past winners for the Stevie® Awards include Chatelle Lynch, Chief Human Resources Officer, McAfee; June Howard, SVP Financial Services and Chief Accounting Officer, Aflac; Taryn Owen, President, PeopleScout; Edna Conway, Chief Security Officer, Cisco Systems, Inc.; Gloria R. Boyland, Corporate Vice President, Fedex; Libby Chambers, Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Product Officer at Western Union; and Lisa Wolter, Executive Director, Susan G. Komen of O.C.
Details about the Stevie® Awards for Women in Business and the list of finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.