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Amika Mobile CEO Named to Prestigious Top 25 Women of Influence(TM)
Sue Abu-Hakima joins ranks of Canada's most influential female executives in the business category
|By Marketwired .
|September 2, 2014 06:00 AM EDT
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/02/14 --
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Amika Mobile is proud to announce its CEO Dr. Sue Abu-Hakima has been named as a Top 25 Women of Influence(TM) for 2014 by North America's leading organization dedicated to the advancement of women. This prestigious ranking celebrates and showcases the accomplishments of Canadian senior executives who have achieved the highest levels of professional success and have made a significant difference in their field. Sue Abu-Hakima was one of only five women applauded in 2014 for their contribution and influence in business.
"The level of influence, stature and accomplishments of this year's Top 25 Women of Influence is without question, outstanding and unparalleled," said Carolyn Lawrence, President and CEO of Women of Influence. "Although this year's women have varied backgrounds, professions, personalities and skills, they all share the same passion, ambition and drive to make meaningful and transformational contributions to the Canadian economy, their communities, their workplaces, and to the next generation. They are women of influence in every sense of the word."
Sue Abu-Hakima will be profiled alongside fellow recipients in the winter issue of Women of Influence magazine. But that's not all - from September 2nd to September 15th, fans and supporters are encouraged to show their support and vote for Sue Abu-Hakima as the woman they would like to see featured on the cover of this marquee issue. To place your vote, please visit http://www.womenofinfluence.ca/top-25-cover-contest/. This flagship edition will be available November 21, 2014 at www.womenofinfluence.ca/product/magazine-current-issue-summer/.
"I am honored by the recognition as one of Canada's Top 25 Women of Influence. It is both an empowering and humbling experience as we endeavor to achieve more accolades for hardworking women across the globe", said Amika Mobile's CEO. "Our focus on saving people's lives at Amika Mobile with our public safety and security communication products provides me with a theme that I can be very passionate about: advancing both my company and the security of women as we strive to keep everyone safer with software products like our Amika®Panic Amika-I-am-OK mobile apps and our Amika Mobility Server for Emergency and Critical Alerting."
Sue Abu-Hakima will also be celebrated on December 4th at the Deloitte Women of Influence Luncheon at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Kathleen Wynne, Ontario's 25th Premier and the first woman to serve in this role, will be headlining this event. Ranked among this year's Top 25 Women of Influence(TM), her talk will focus in part on how she made history as the first female Premier in Ontario politics and how she is handling the pressures of the public eye.
For a full list of this year's Top 25 Women of Influence(TM), visit: www.womenofinfluence.ca/events/top-25/.
About Amika Mobile: Amika Mobile Corporation is privately held specializing in critical and emergency communication and control. Its flagship product, the Amika Mobility Server (AMS), is ideal for enterprise, communities, airports, sports arenas, shopping centers and campuses where visitors may not always be pre-registered in a contacts database since the AMS can auto-discover mobile devices for emergency alerting. AMS alerts over wired and wireless to 20 plus layers including WiFi, SMS, Email, VoIP, PA systems, Message Boards, Twitter, RSS Feeds, Facebook, etc. AMS and Amika®Panic can trigger lockdowns and alerts based on disparate events from access control, fire panels, cameras, wall mounted, desktop or mobile panic buttons, etc. AMS delivers advisory government alerts from NOAA, IPAWS, NAAD System, and MASAS in CAP /CAP-CP formats. Amika Mobile has won 14 awards and sells products through partners, and OEMs to platform vendors and service providers. www.amikamobile.com
About the Top 25 Women of Influence(TM)
Now in its fourth year, the Top 25 Women of Influence(TM) recognizes a select group of executives who are influential in business, health, non-government organizations, professional services and the public sector. Recipients are selected based on both accomplishment and the magnitude of their influence over the past year, including number of employees, awards, board memberships, funds raised, business deals initiated and/or led, and published work. Having made a significant difference in their fields, these women serve as important role models for future female leaders across Canada. For more information, visit: www.womenofinfluence.ca/events/top-25.
About Women of Influence
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Women of Influence Inc. is North America's leading organization dedicated to the advancement of women. It offers solutions to women through corporate consulting on Gender Intelligence, professional coaching, events, and media. It produces and hosts the renowned Deloitte Women of Influence Luncheon Series, RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards and the Top 25 Women of Influence, in addition to the publishing the Women of Influence quarterly magazine. Women of Influence has a community and reach of 120,000 in nine cities across North America including Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Waterloo, Montreal, Halifax, New York City and Washington, DC. For more information, visit: www.womenofinfluence.ca.
Amika Mobile®, Amika® and Amika®Panic are registered trademarks of Amika Mobile.
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