Besides being the Founder & CEO of Today Translations, Jurga Zilinskiene is also the brand image of the company and the role model for our team. Whenever she enters any room, her personality shines through. Her core values, innate entrepreneurship and nonconformist vision are the true driving force behind the business.
Jurga is an Entrepreneur to the core, discovering her talent at the age of 8, after which she nurtured by starting up successful business activities. The culmination of her acquired skills and valuable experience is now known as Today Translations, into which she has invested all of her passion. Jurga can assertively say that she has been nothing but an ambitious entrepreneur throughout her career. The main drive enabling her steady development has been her approach to business ideas: rather than seeing them as investments, she sees them as opportunities, having a real interest in fulfilling peoples needs.
Jurga Zillinskiene with Lloyd Blankfein, Michael Bloomberg and Dean Peter Tufano at her graduation for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme.
Early in her career, Jurga was awarded a Shell LiveWIRE award for young entrepreneurs. The judging panel clearly saw Jurga’s potential, as her continued success saw her invited back in 2015 to judge that year’s competition.
2016 was a stand –out year for Jurga. She successfully completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme, an SME support initiative run in partnership with the Said Business School at Oxford University, the Aston Centre for Growth at Aston University, Leeds University Business School at University of Leeds, and the Manchester Metropolitan University Business School at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Watch Jurga's interview with BBC London News