Sharina Perry selected as Top Inventor for 2023 by IAOTP

New York, New York, United States - 01-17-2023 -

Sharina Perry, Founder, Inventor of Utopia Plastix and Chief Executive Officer of the Utopia Model Companies, was recently selected as Top Inventor of the Year for 2023 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) 

These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, other affiliations, and contributions to their communities. While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP's annual awards gala at the end of the year for a night to honor their achievements.

Sharina Perry is an entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience establishing and running national businesses. Sharina is the founder and inventor of Utopia Plastix, a plant-based alternative to petroleum-based polymers. Sharina is also the originator and developer of The Utopia Model, a sustainable ecosystem business model. She is well regarded as an innovator, strategist, and unconventional thinker. She is often praised for her exceptional capacity to foster creative thinking, effective execution and deliberate leadership.

Sharina Perry’s Utopia Model intends to help build generational wealth for farmers and their families, boost the economy, and promote sustainability via farming by providing alternatives to non-eco-friendly products. Shaina’s commercial-grade, Utopia Plastix resins are derived from USDA-approved low-maintenance regenerative crops. These crops, which can be cultivated twice yearly, absorb carbon at a rate that is four to five times that of trees. Utopia Plastix resins are produced in FDA-compliant ISO certified facilities. Utopia Plastix resins are a drop in solution and do not require replacement or modification of existing manufacturing tooling or equipment.

Sharina and her professional team of specialists created Utopia Plastix with aim and determination. They set out to deliver the most durable, natural, and cost-effective alternative to plastic available on the market. This innovative alternative is exactly what the global market is seeking in order to responsibly address the global concern of plastic waste while making a positive impact on our environment, society and economy. 

The Utopia Model Companies work collectively to enrich their clients' brands by offering the most durable and cost-effective plant-based polymers, by helping farmers with a fresh bumper harvest, by supporting businesses' minority inclusion goals, and by supporting the public's desire to do the right thing. Sharina’s vision for Utopia demonstrates their commitment to providing a truly viable solution. 

Aside from her successful career, Sharina holds a significant number of leadership, management, and business development certifications. Sharina holds an expert certification in Sustainable Strategies and Circular Economics. Her education includes, but is not limited to, The University of Oklahoma and Cambridge Judge Business School. 

Throughout her illustrious career Sharina has received numerous awards and accolades and has been recognized worldwide. This year she will be considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine and the Empowered Woman of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). She will be honored  as Top Inventor of the Year for 2023 at IAOTP's Annual Awards Gala in December. 

Sharina was listed as an "Eco-Hero” in Woman’s Day Magazine. She as been recognized as the Business Woman of the Year 2022, 2021 Vanguard Award Recipient a Most Influential Young Professional, Oklahoma Power List of Innovative Women and honored with a Supreme Excellence Dignitary Award by the Teachers Appreciation Foundation. She has also been featured in numerous press articles including but not limited to Woman’s Day Magazine, D Magazine, Brainz Magazine, 405 Business, The Journal Record, The Oklahoman, Edmond Business and The Tri-State Defender.  Sharina is one of twenty minorities selected by the Governor and Secretary of Commerce to represent the interest of minority business in Oklahoma. Sharina serves as a committee member for STEM and Workforce Development in the OKC Innovation District. Sharina serves on the Board of The Sustainability Alliance. Sharina is also a founding board member of Black Women Business Owners of America. 

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated "Choosing Sharina for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is brilliant and has accomplished so much in her illustrious career. We know we will see more incredible things from this Top Professional in the future. We are looking forward to meeting her at our Annual Awards Gala next year." 

Looking back, Sharina credits the business model for Utopia based on her childhood dreams. Working together and believing in something bigger than ourselves. Sharina invites you to join her on the journey to Utopia where "we do not create problems as we solve them”.

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About IAOTP 

The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers, and help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand-picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals together. 

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