Claudia P. Mirza

Student At Owner and President Management Program at Harvard Business School's

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Last Updated 11/15/2017

General Information

Employment History

U.S. Bank

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration degrees  - Tuck School of Business

Bachelor of Science degree  - business administration , DeVry Institute of Technology

Graduate of the Tuck-WBENC Executive Education Program  - Tuck School of Business

business management degree  - Cotecnova

Affiliations

Founder  - Akorbi

Board Member  - Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Member, Board  - Women Presidents' Organization Inc

Member  - United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Active Member of the Fund Advisory Board  - The PLAN Fund

Chair, Education Committee  - Association of Language Companies

Secretary of Ground Work Dallas and Part of the Honorary Committee of The Frontiers  - Flight Museum for the Mexican Independence Day

Board Member  - GDHCC-2009 Technology Showcase

Member  - The ProZ.com company

Web References  

Akorbi Our Leaders | akorbi

Claudia MIrza
Claudia P. Mirza CEO and Co-Founder About Claudia Awards and Honors Giving Back Meet Claudia As Akorbi's visionary and tireless CEO and co-founder, Claudia Mirza has led the company's impressive evolution from a language translation company to a global provider of multilingual business solutions, including interpretation, staffing, contact centers, learning services and localization. Under her leadership, the company has flourished and become an award-winning, fast-growing, international company with more than 930 employees and 5-year growth rate (from 2012-2016) of 1,267%. Claudia is a published author in key industry publications, a sought-after speaker, an inventor with patents-pending, a mother of two, a mentor and a philanthropist. She was recently invited to participate in a round table discussion with the Trump Administration at the White House to advocate on behalf of women-owned small businesses. Claudia's success and business savvy have garnered her interviews by leading business media such as Forbes and Fortune, as well as local media such as The Dallas Morning News, D CEO and Dallas Business Journal, just to name a few. It has also led to countless awards and recognition that highlight her impressive success. Claudia holds a business management degree from Cotecnova, Cartago, Colombia and is a graduate of the Tuck-WBENC Executive Education Program at the Tuck School of Business. In addition, she has a management certificate from the Southern Methodist University Cox Executive Education Program and a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the DeVry Institute of Technology. She is currently attending Harvard Business School's Owner/President Management Program. Ronald McDonald House Charities is a charity that is dear to Claudia and Azam Mirza's hearts as well as the hearts of several Akorbi team members. This year, Claudia enrolled in Harvard's Owner/President Management (OPM) Program. This is a 3-year program with 143 global business owners, which is focused on corporate growth, leadership expertise, and financial success. The Mother Anyone who has ever met Claudia knows she has a huge heart for people, especially her family. As a globe-trotting, CEO and entrepreneur, Claudia works hard to balance the demands of both the business, as well as her two boys. The Philanthropist Claudia is passionate about helping children with special needs because her child was in critical health at birth. She supports orphanages and The Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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"It is an honor to be included in this prestigious list with so many respected DFW-based companies," said Claudia Mirza, CEO and co-founder of Akorbi.
Claudia Mirza is the CEO and co-founder of Akorbi, the second fastest-growing language services company in the world, according to Common Sense Advisory. What started as a home- based translation business has become a global company with 931 employees around the world. In addition to leading one of the fastest-growing companies in the world (with 1,267% growth in the last five years), Claudia is a published author in key industry publications, a sought-after speaker, an inventor with several patents-pending and a student at Harvard Business School's Owner/President Management Program. About the Author: Claudia Mirza Claudia Mirza is the CEO and co-founder of Akorbi, the 3rd fastest-growing language service provider in the world. Claudia's vision and leadership have led Akorbi to become the 8th fastest-growing woman-owned/led company in the world, according to the Women Presidents' Organization and American Express, and the #501 fastest-growing company on the Inc. 5000 with 758% growth in the last three years. Claudia is a published author in key industry publications, a sought-after speaker, an inventor with patents-pending, a mother of two, a mentor and a philanthropist. Since being founded in 2003 by Azam and Claudia Mirza, Akorbi's revenues have soared. "Our growth wouldn't be possible without the support and dedication of our more than 600 team members around the world, including our co-founder Claudia Mirza, who work tirelessly to support our global clients and make Akorbi an industry leader." The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Names Akorbi CEO Claudia Mirza 2016 Businesswoman of the Year Claudia MIrza Plano, TX - Oct. 12, 2016 - Claudia Mirza, CEO and co-founder of Akorbi, received the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's (USHCC) 2016 Businesswoman of the Year Award. Hundreds of Hispanic business, corporate and community leaders from across the U.S. attended the awards' luncheon, which took place at the USHCC's National Convention in Miami. Every year, the USHCC recognizes a female entrepreneur who exemplifies the best of America's business community through her outstanding leadership, pioneering spirit and social and economic contributions. "Claudia is a steadfast businesswoman whose enterprise continues to reach new heights, and she inspires business leaders everywhere," said Javier Palomarez, USHCC President and CEO. Claudia founded Akorbi in 2003 as a home-based translation business. Today, the company is a global provider of multilingual business solutions with locations around the world and more than 600 employees. The company serves some of the largest companies and organizations in the world including MoneyGram, Aetna, Health Services Corp. and Fossil, as well as leading technology companies. "I am incredibly honored to receive this award from the USHCC - an organization that does so much to support Hispanic entrepreneurs across our country," said Claudia Mirza, CEO and co-founder of Akorbi. Claudia also does much to give back and help her community and other entrepreneurs. She's served two terms on the Board of The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and has joined the Board of the Women Presidents' Organization.

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The Impact of Sourcing Responsibly in the Language Industry | akorbi

by Claudia Mirza
Claudia Mirza is the CEO and co-founder of Akorbi, the second fastest-growing language services company in the world, according to Common Sense Advisory. What started as a home- based translation business has become a global company with 931 employees around the world. In addition to leading one of the fastest-growing companies in the world (with 1,267% growth in the last five years), Claudia is a published author in key industry publications, a sought-after speaker, an inventor with several patents-pending and a student at Harvard Business School's Owner/President Management Program.

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