EY Announces Ling Chai Maginn of Jenzabar as an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 New England Award Winner
Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Ling Chai Maginn Jenzabar President, CEO, and Founder was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 New England Award winner. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The award recognizes those who are unstoppable entrepreneurial leaders, excelling in talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation, and future plans. Ling was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was announced during the program's virtual awards gala on July 28, 2021.
"I'm truly honored to win this award and stand in the footsteps of so many people who I've admired," said Ling Chai Maginn, Founder, President, CEO, and Chairwoman of the Board of Jenzabar. "Entrepreneurship is the bedrock of America; it is our single greatest export and the foundation of the American dream. I came here from China with nothing in my pockets because I believed in the freedom to pursue your dreams that can change the world."
"I've lived my life following, pursing three guiding principles," Ling continued. "Freedom for all, which pushed me to be a leader of the revolution in Tiananmen Square. Human rights for all, which led me to found All Girls Allowed, which is dedicated to ending China's brutal one child policy. Education for all, which led me to found Jenzabar, creating pathways for everybody to become their own masterpiece. In America, I founded and grew Jenzabar to help provide people with the education and knowledge to follow their dreams. I'm proud of the work that my team and all the other finalists did, following their dreams to drive entrepreneurship in this country, the spirit of America."
Jenzabar helps higher education institutions and students achieve success by delivering technology such as student information systems, enterprise resource planning systems, financial aid management systems, and other solutions that enable better and more rewarding learning experiences. Jenzabar's mission is to create pathways to empower all to know who they are, what work they are destined to do, and how they can unlock their full potential - at home, at work, and in the world! Despite all the challenges, including COVID-19, EY's award and recognition of Ling and Jenzabar are a great encouragement for everyone to continue being unstoppable.
For 35 years, EY US has honored entrepreneurs whose ambition, courage, and ingenuity have driven their companies' success, transformed their industries, and made a positive impact on their communities. Ling will go on to become a lifetime member of the esteemed multi-industry community of award winners, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight, and wisdom of fellow alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries - all supported by vast EY resources.
As a New England award winner, Ling is ow eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation's most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies.
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Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Kauffman Foundation.
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