LIVINGTREE WINS TWO 2016 STEVIE® AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS

LIVINGTREE WINS TWO 2016 STEVIE® AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Company Recognized for Connecting Communities through Innovative Mobile Platform

AUSTIN, TX – November 19, 2016LivingTree, a K-12 family engagement platform provider, is pleased to announce it was awarded two Stevie® Awards at the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The company received the Gold Stevie Award for the Community Involvement Program of the Year, and the Silver Stevie Award for the Smartphone or Tablet App of the Year.

“With a mission focused on connecting K-12 communities, this recognition is incredibly special as it highlights both LivingTree’s technical and relationship-building achievements,” said Joni Carswell, CEO of LivingTree. “Our mobile and web solution facilitates partnerships between educators, families, and community leaders – strengthening the network in support of every child’s education, growth and development. We are excited for our continued innovation to help every child succeed.”

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LivingTree is a private and secure social network for K-12 schools and districts that closes the school-family engagement gap. LivingTree enables districts, schools and teachers to engage students’ families, regardless of language preference or socio-economic status, and addresses Every Student Succeeds Act directives requiring extensive parent-teacher communication including two-way native language conversations with every family. Users can share photos, documents, files, emails, texts and posts in more than 100 languages via an innovative and easy-to-use mobile application.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2016 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners last night during a dinner event attended by more than 500 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The event was broadcast on Livestream.

“Each year we think the quality of achievements portrayed in Stevie-winning nominations couldn’t possibly get any better, and each year the amazing women who are recognized in this program prove us wrong,” said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder and president. “We are thrilled and humbled to be able to recognize so many outstanding women in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and to share the stories of their achievement with the world.”

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