The six Laureates of the 2014 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards were announced last week at the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society in Deauville.
Selected among over 1,000 candidates, each presented businesses that demonstrate creativity, financial sustainability and social impact. They win the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards trophy, one year of personalised coaching and US$20,000 of funding.
- Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards - Lauréates 2014
- Laureate for Latin America Bel Pesce, FazINOVA, Brazil - Laureate for North America Eleni Antoniadou, Transplants Without Donors, USA - Laureate for Europe Carla Delfino, Imperial Europe, Italy - Laureate for Sub-Saharan Africa Achenyo Idachaba, MitiMeth, Nigeria - Laureate for Middle East and North Africa Mariam Hazem, Reform Studio, Egypt - Laureates for Asia-Pacific Diana Jue & Jackie Stenson, Essmart Global, India
The Laureates of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards are chosen by an independent and voluntary Jury composed of entrepreneurs and business leaders. ‘The Car tier Women’s Initiative Awards recompense entrepreneurs whose spirit of community drives them to improve people’s lives and livelihoods. They deserve our recognition for the innovation, passion and generosity they bring to business,’ said Stanislas de Quercize, President & CEO, Cartier International.
To date, the competition has supported over 140 women leading 129 businesses across the globe.
About the Awards
Created in 2006 by Cartier and the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society, in partnership with INSEAD business school and McKinsey & Co., the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards is an annual international business plan competition for women entrepreneurs. Every year, six Laureates receive US$20,000, coaching support for a full year, access to international networks and media visibility and an exclusive trophy designed by Cartier.
More information and eligibilty criterias on www.cartierwomensinitiative.com