Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards 2014
by FP | 23 octobre 2014 7 h 00 min
“The award recognizes entrepreneurs who share a common spirit: the desire to create better economic and social conditions. Their business is based on innovation, passion and generosity and we congratulate them for what they are doing, “said Stanislas de Quercize, President & CEO, for Cartier International. Since its creation, the contest has supported over 140 women running 129 companies over five continents.
The six 2014 winners were chosen on October 16, in Deauville, by an independent, volunteer panel of entrepreneurs and professionals from the business world. Selected from more than 1,000 nominations, the winning projects are of great creativity, social impact and financial sustainability in the long term. Each winner wins the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards trophy, a year of personalized support and $ 20,000
The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards is an international competition for business creation for women, launched in 2006 by Cartier and the Women’s Forum, with the support of INSEAD school and the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. Six women entrepreneurs, one for each geographic region, are distinguished each year. They receive coaching support for one year, $ 20,000 and an exclusive trophy designed by Cartier.
Laureate Latin America - Brazil FazINOVA - Training on innovation and entrepreneurial values .
Winner of North America - Transplants Without Donors U.S. - Creation of artificial organs for transplantation.
Winner Europe - Imperial Italy - An ecological repellent against rodents
Winner sub-Saharan Africa - Nigeria MitiMeth - Home Accessories in braided water hyacinth.
Diana Jue & Jackie Stenson
Winners Asia - Pacific - Global Essmart India - Distribution of innovative products in rural areas.
Winner Middle East and North Africa - Egypt Reform Studio - Design objects with recycled plastic bags.
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