WPO Recognizes GAP Leader on Annual Women2Watch List

WPO Recognizes GAP Leader on Annual Women2Watch List
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Austin, Texas — December 18, 2023 — The Women Presidents Organization (WPO) recognized Growth Acceleration Partners (GAP) CEO and Cofounder Joyce Durst as one of the distinguished Women2Watch of 2023. This prestigious distinction celebrates women leaders from across the globe who have demonstrated exceptional growth in revenue, marking their ascent to new heights of success.

Selected for their transformative impact on the WPO and the global economy, these dynamic women-owned and -led companies contribute significantly to job creation and community development.

Durst expressed gratitude and sincere thanks to the WPO for their admirable commitment to fostering equality in entrepreneurship. “This recognition underscores the outstanding leadership skills and positive influence these remarkable women have on the communities they serve,” she said. “I am truly honored to stand alongside exceptional women entrepreneurs who are driving innovation, setting new standards, challenging norms and shaping the future of leadership.”

For nearly 27 years, the WPO has been dedicated to acknowledging outstanding entrepreneurial women worldwide. The 2023 list of 50 women showcases the fastest-growing WPO members, illustrating substantial revenue growth and continued success.

Throughout 2023, Durst received various accolades, including the Entrepreneur of The Year 2023 Gulf South by Ernest & Young LLP (EY US). She was also honored with the Mary Lehman MacLachlan Award from the Women Presidents Organization in recognition of her vision, dedication and support for her team and fellow businesswomen. Additionally, Durst was acknowledged among the 10 Most Influential Women Leading the Business Landscape by Success Pitchers, and she engaged in numerous speaking and mentoring opportunities with fellow business leaders.

About WPO

The Women Presidents Organization is a global community where dynamic and diverse women business leaders connect to share insights, catalyze breakthroughs and provide mutual support. WPO offers an environment where women business leaders can access understanding, support and counsel from their entrepreneurial peers, fostering impactful transformations in their professional lives.

About Growth Acceleration Partners

At GAP, we consult, design, build and deliver revenue-generating software and data solutions for clients. With modernization services and AI tools, we help businesses achieve a competitive advantage through technology. GAP expertly builds and manages remote, integrated engineering teams so clients can scale smarter and remain on the cutting edge.