FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Tae Yun Kim, CEO and Founder, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, has earned the prestigious Gold Lifetime Achievement Award in the coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program.
With industry-wide recognition, the Golden Bridge Business awards were created to honor the achievements and positive contributions of individuals, organizations and businesses worldwide. They encompass the best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams from every major industry in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America.
Winners were honored October 29 at a Red-Carpet Awards Ceremony at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco.
Considered a curse in her village as the firstborn child and a female, Dr. Tae Yun Kim went on to be named “The Hope of the Country of Korea” by Kim Dae Jung, former President of South Korea.
Surviving the Korean War in the 1950s, she eventually became one of the highest-ranked female martial artists in the world and coached the first U.S. Taekwondo team at the 1978 Pre-World Games in Seoul, Korea.
She was named “Woman of the Year” in California and won the Susan B. Anthony Award. She’s won Gold and Silver Stevie Awards for Women in Business, a Gold Lifetime Achievement Award in the American Business Awards and now a Gold Lifetime Achievement in the Golden Bridge Awards.
“It’s an honor to be named a winner for this esteemed industry and peer recognition,” said Dr. Kim. “If I can achieve my goals in this lifetime, others can do the same – never give up!”
Said Scott Salton, President, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, “This award is a testament to Dr. Kim’s relentless pursuit of excellence and ‘never say die’ attitude in all aspects of her life. Her motto is ‘He can do, She can do, Why not me!’”
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is a global leader in the contamination control monitoring industry. It develops systems that monitor the ultra-clean environments needed to manufacture extremely sensitive products for industries worldwide. Today Lighthouse conducts business in more than 70 countries. Dr. Kim founded the company in 1982.