Foundation / Corporation
07/31/20 2:00 PM Paris Time (CEST)
Awards and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International female entrepreneurs from any sector in recognition of their achievements and to provide support for greater business success. The award program identifies, encourages, and supports women-led or women-run businesses, providing the necessary financial, social, and human capital support to grow the businesses and strengthen leadership skills.
The award is designed for early-stage women entrepreneurs with business initiatives that demonstrate significant growth potential. Projects must show notable sustainability, creativity, and social impact.
The program is open to women-run and women-owned businesses from any country and sector that aim to have a strong and sustainable social and environmental impact as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
The Fellowship is an educational program geared towards the 21 fellows selected each year as part of the Awards program. The program aims to equip them with the necessary skills to grow their business and to build their leadership capacity by drawing upon the experience and expertise of a vast array of academics, practitioners, industry experts and entrepreneurs. It is comprised of a two-month virtual 1:1 coaching program, a 3-day in-person preparatory training, and a weeklong knowledge-building academic track in partnership with the INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society.
GrantWatch ID#: 151419
21: 7 laureates and 14 second and third place finalists.
- The 7 laureates (top business from each region) will receive US$ 100,000 in prize money.
- The 14 finalists (2nd and 3rd runners-up businesses from each region) will receive US$ 30,000 in prize money.
The 7 laureates and 14 finalists will also benefit from financial advisory services, 1:1 strategy coaching, media visibility, and international networking opportunities, as well as a place on an INSEAD executive education program.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Cartier Women's Initiative
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