The DST team is very proud to share that our President and Founder Diane Stogiannes is recognized as a 2023 Enterprising Women of the Year by EnterprisingWomen.com.
Monica Smiley, the Publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women, expressed her admiration for all the honorees, saying, “We could not be prouder to recognize their accomplishments as CEOs of fast-growth companies, community leaders, and role models and mentors to other women and girls.”
Recent statistics show that Only 1.9% of women-owned businesses surpass $1M in revenue. Returning from the 2023 Enterprising Women Conference, held May 21-23 in Clearwater, Florida, Diane had this to share about the experience:
“I am truly honored to be a part of this group and surrounded by incredible powerhouse women who have cheered each other on, offered advice, clapped, supported and hugged this week. Women this week have honestly straightened each other’s crowns first, before straightening their own. This fills my heart and feeds my entrepreneurial soul.”
“I am truly honored to be a part of this group.”
Diane also recognized the work of the organizers and fellow recipients.
“Thank you to Monica Smiley for all your hard work and dedication to bring this group of Queens together, to do such amazing work for recognizing us, and encouraging future generations. And thank you for the recognition of being part of the sisterhood of the 2023 Enterprising Women of the Year honourees. I am excited, thrilled, and humbled.
“I have made so many great connections and had a great experience – I can’t wait to come back as an attendee next year!”
“My primary goal for DST Advisory Group has always been to expand the business and create a positive impact in the world. I also want to serve as a positive role model for other people who want to join DST. While awards have never been my primary objective, I am truly grateful for this recognition and immensely thankful to Enterprising Women for the opportunity.
It was a pleasure taking part in the Conference this year. I had the opportunity to network and connect with other exceptional women business owners. I am both humbled and honored to be a part of this esteemed group of powerful women.”
On behalf of the entire DST team, we congratulate Diane on this well-earned recognition!