NOW-NYC Honors Liz Elting at its 2016 Women of Power & Influence Awards at Annual Gala

National Organization of Women Recognizes TransPerfect CEO Liz Elting
as Pioneering Role Model

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This Wednesday, June 22nd, Liz Elting, Co-Founder and Co-CEO
of TransPerfect, will be honored by
the National
Organization of Women
 at its annual gala. NOW-NYC’s annual gala
honors exemplary women who have boldly forged their way to the top of
their industries, breaking barriers along the way, and earning the title
of pioneer and role model. Each year, NOW gathers to celebrate
extraordinary women working in business, finance, entrepreneurship,
technology, law, and government. Receiving a 2016
Women of Power & Influence Award
, Liz is honored to be
recognized by NOW-NYC alongside a host of remarkable women that
truly exemplify power and influence.

Each of NOW’s honorees shares a commitment to advancing women’s
opportunities, so that individual women can fulfill their potential and
women collectively can advance professionally, economically, and
socially. Upon receiving this distinguished award, Elting will join a
growing network of award alumnae, including over 100 exemplary business
leaders, financiers, entrepreneurs, and innovators.

Discussing this incredibly meaningful recognition, Elting said, “I want
to sincerely thank the hardworking members of NOW for their unwavering
dedication and commitment to making a difference in the lives of women.
Together, we send the message that power and influence are qualities to
be celebrated in women. If there is one thing I hope to show other
women, it’s that your ideas matter, your voice deserves to be heard, and
the world needs your leadership. Embrace your power, and never stop
fighting for your right to fulfill your unique potential.”

Held in Tribeca on June 22nd, all of the proceeds from
NOW-NYC’s annual dinner gala will go to support NOW-NYC and Women’s
Justice NOW
 in the critical work of advocating for and improving the
lives of New York women and girls (including providing legal help and
referrals to women in need).

For more information on Liz Elting, please visit
For more information on NOW and NOW-NYC’s 2016 Women of Power &
Influence Awards, please visit

About Liz Elting: Liz Elting is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of
TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately owned language solutions
company. Living, studying, and working in five countries by the age of
25, Liz identified a need in the translation industry to provide a
service-focused enterprise that could provide end-to-end solutions for
companies doing business globally. Today, TransPerfect has been
recognized for developing the industry standard for linguist
certification, as an eight-time recipient of the Inc. 5000 award, a
six-time honoree of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, and a recipient of
multiple Stevie Awards. Liz has been recognized as a “Woman of the Year”
by American Express and Entrepreneur Magazine, an “Entrepreneur of the
Year” by Ernst & Young, a “Woman Worth Watching” by Diversity Journal,
and is a recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award from NYU’s Stern
Women in Business. Liz is featured regularly in the media, including The
New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, O (The Oprah Magazine),
The Financial Times, Reader’s Digest, Huffington Post, and Crain’s New
York Business.

About NOW: NOW-NYC advocates for the women and girls of New York
City. NOW works to promote reproductive rights, secure women’s economic
empowerment, and end discrimination and violence against women. As the
largest NOW chapter in the country, NOW-NYC gives women a powerful voice
and plays a key role in shaping both the local and national debate on
the issues that impact women. Women’s Justice NOW is NOW’s charitable
partner organization, supporting public education and outreach efforts
and providing legal help and referrals to women in need.


Courtney Denelsbeck, 929-352-1299