‘Salute To Karima’ a debut documentary by Shanaz Ramzi, CEO StarLinks PR and Events and trustee Heritage Foundation, was selected as bronze award winner in Spotlight Film Awards (Atlanta, Georgia) in the category of short films. The documentary was chosen from among hundreds of films that were reviewed in 2018, and included in the first list compiled of the best independent films of 2018 by the judges.
StarLinks PR & Events, CEO Shanaz Ramzi received the Silver Award in the category of PR Agency Achievement of the Year in the PR World Awards at the SVUS (Silicon Valley United States) Award ceremony held in San Francisco on July 31, 2018.
Shanaz Ramzi CEO, StarLinks PR & Events bagged a gold award in the category of female CEO of the Year in the CEO World Awards at the SVUS (Silicon Valley United States) Award ceremony held in San Francisco on July 31, 2018 at the annual SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner attended by winners, judges and industry peers.
StarLinks PR & Events was named as Finalist in the Startup of the year- Business service Industries awards category in the 14th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and was presented a Bronze Stevie Award on November 17, 2017 in the programme held in New York. Finalists and award winners were chosen by more than 170 professionals worldwide serving on five specialized judging committees.
In my limited experience of being a CEO of my company for almost three years, and having worked very closely with the CEO of a television network where I was GM Public Relations and Publications for 11 years, I have realized that there are certain qualities that are a must for a CEO to succeed, no matter what line of profession they are in. To begin with, I feel that it is very important to regularly interact with your colleagues as it instils confidence in them and the interaction invariably yields valuable results. If the organization is big, then weekly meetings with heads is imperative, while in smaller organizations like mine, with around twelve employees, I find daily meetings with the entire team is a healthy exercise. An open-door policy, where you are willing to hear suggestions, complaints and updates without any red-tapism, and with an open mind, also serves well.