Jeunesse Founder Wendy Lewis Named Champion of the Year
Wendy Lewis, Founder and COO of Jeunesse Global, received a Gold Award for Champion of the Year in the 2018 Women World Awards in recognition of her efforts to provide a brighter future for children around the world through the company’s nonprofit foundation Jeunesse Kids.
“It is quite an honor to be recognized in a competition that celebrates the success of women in business and the companies they command” Wendy Lewis, Founder and COO of Jeunesse Global
Lewis and her husband, CEO Randy Ray, founded Jeunesse Kids in 2012 to continue the company’s mission to make a positive impact through philanthropic projects that serve children across the globe. In 2017, Jeunesse Kids raised $1.58 million to fund initiatives around the world.
Lewis was also honored with Silver awards for Female Entrepreneur of the Year and Female Executive of the Year (for companies with 500-2,400 employees), as well Woman of the Year — Lifetime Achievement.
This is the third consecutive year Lewis and the company have been honored in the competition.
“It is quite an honor to be recognized in a competition that celebrates the success of women in business and the companies they command,” said Lewis. “I am proud to stand among women from such diverse industries, geographic locations and companies.”
The coveted Women World Awards is an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring women in business and organizations of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, and milestones from every major industry in the world. Winners will be honored Monday, July 30, at the annual SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner in San Francisco.