Women entrepreneurs are invited to apply for the third edition of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. The international competition is aimed at women entrepreneurs in the early stages of business development. The application deadline is Feb. 13. Winners will be announced Oct. 17.
The contest will honor five innovative women, one per continent, who lead creative, sustainable and socially responsible businesses. Each laureate will win $20,000; personalized coaching for a full year by McKinsey consultants, Cartier managers and INSEAD alumni; and an invitation to the Women’s Forum Global Meeting in Deauville, France. Finalists, announced June 18, will also receive personalized coaching through Oct. 14.
The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards are an international business plan competition for women created in 2006 by Cartier in partnership with the Women’s Forum, McKinsey & Company and INSEAD business school. Five female entrepreneurs, one from each continent, are awarded annually with coaching support for a full year, a US$ 20 000 grant and an exclusive Trophy.
What are the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards? A unique and international entrepreneurship
competition awarding 5 women, one per continent, each year.
Who can apply? Women entrepreneurs in the initial phase with business projects yet to be
launched or companies less than 3 years old.
You can find out more on the Cartier Awards website