BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Eriksen
Translations Inc. (eriksen.com), a leading language service
provider, is proud to announce that it has been recertified as a
Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women's Business
Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and the New York City
Department of Small Business Services.
Remaining independent and woman owned has guided Eriksen
Translations' trajectory since the company's founding in 1986.
Eriksen first obtained WBENC certification in 2001 and quickly
became a valuable partner to organizations seeking to build
relationships with diverse suppliers. The company supports leaders
in the financial services sector, delivering the multilingual
solutions global companies need to service diverse client bases and
support international workforces. Eriksen also partners with
nonprofits, cultural institutions, creative firms, and other
organizations that hold diversity and inclusion among their core
LANGUAGE SERVICES FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR
Eriksen serves New York City and
State agencies by providing language services to support New
Yorkers with limited English proficiency. Both the City and State
are committed to promoting equitable access to economic
opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses and
eliminating barriers to their participation in contracting. Eriksen
was first awarded certification by New
York City in 2003, followed quickly by New York State certification in 2004. Today
the company serves as a language partner to agencies including the
NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, the NYC Comptroller's
Office, the NYC Commission on Human Rights, the NYC Department of
Sanitation, and the NYS Department of Health.
INDEPENDENTLY WOMAN OWNED AND OPERATED
"I'm proud to remain 100% independently woman owned and operated,"
said Vigdis Eriksen, Founder and CEO
of Eriksen Translations. "Certification aligns with our core values
of integrity, teamwork, excellence, and diversity. At Eriksen, we
work to foster community across different languages and cultures,
and we are proud to serve clients who acknowledge that diversity is
key to business success!"
WBENC Certification is the most widely recognized and respected
national certification for women-owned businesses in the U.S.
Accepted as the standard by corporate America, WBENC certification
validates that a business is at least 51% owned, controlled,
operated, and managed by a woman or women. WBENC-certified WBEs
also receive support from other female business owners and
like-minded professionals, all of whom are dedicated to the growth
and success of women-owned businesses.
NEW YORK CITY CERTIFICATION
The City of New York Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise
(M/WBE) Program expands opportunities for minority and women
entrepreneurs to access government contracts and grow their
businesses. Established through the enactment of Local Law 129 in
2005, the program strives to promote fairness and equity by
enabling M/WBEs to improve their capacity, connect to
opportunities, and positively contribute to the local economy.
ABOUT ERIKSEN TRANSLATIONS INC.
Eriksen Translations delivers best-in-class multilingual services
in 100+ languages. Founded in downtown Brooklyn in 1986, Eriksen supports clients
worldwide with a full range of services, including translation,
typesetting, web and multimedia localization, transcreation,
transcription, voiceover and subtitling, live Zoom captioning, and
interpreting. Eriksen is certified as a woman-owned business
enterprise (WBE) by the Women's Business Enterprise National
Council (WBENC) and the City and State of
New York. For more information, visit eriksen.com /
Jennifer Murphy, Eriksen
Translations Inc., +1 646-460-2428, firstname.lastname@example.org
Will Lach, Eriksen Translations
Inc., 917-370-2808, email@example.com
SOURCE Eriksen Translations Inc.