Merry Korn, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network, Brings Home Three Awards in the 2023 Stevie Awards for Women In Business

Stevie AwardsMerry Korn, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network was honored to receive an award in three categories in the 20th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business in the Government or non-profit industries:

  • Female Thought Leader of the Year
  • Female Innovator of the Year
  • Female Executive of the Year

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honors the achievements of women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run– worldwide and has been hailed as the world’s premier business award. Nicknamed “the Stevies” for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners during a gala event attended by nominees and their guests at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

More than 1,600 Entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 100 categories. Out of those 1,600 Entries, only 35 were nominated for multiple categories. While expressing her appreciation for the awards, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network, Merry Korn shares that “standing among these pioneers and visionaries is truly inspirational. What an amazingly powerful group of women to be a part of. I am beyond honored to have been nominated and added to the list of winners who came before me.”

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. Maggie Miller, president of the Stevie Awards, said, “In its 20th year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received an outstanding body of nominations from women in organizations of all types, in 26 nations. We are gratified by how meaningful it is to women to win a Stevie Award, and how impactful it can be on the futures of their careers and their organizations. We congratulate all of this year’s Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements.”

About Pearl Interactive Network, Inc

Merry KornPearl Interactive Network, Inc., a contact center provider specializing in government healthcare, beneficiary services, and IT help desk support, is a for profit social enterprise founded in 2004 that gives hiring priority to a niche workforce of people with barriers to work. Close to 55 percent of Pearl associates are living in economically challenged areas, people with disabilities, military spouses, and Veterans. Today Pearl employs over 1,100 associates located across twenty-nine states.


Merry Korn, MSW
Founder & CEO of Pearl Interactive Network, Inc. / (614) 893-6511

About the Stevie Awards

The Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A ninth program, the Stevie Awards for Technology Excellence, will debut in 2024. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 Entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevie’s recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of winners in all categories are available at Entries for the 2024 Stevie Awards for Women in Business will open in May.

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