Cartier, in partnership with INSEAD Business School and McKinsey & Company, has announced the 2017 finalists of the Cartier Womenâ€™s Initiative Awards, an international business competition that encourages women entrepreneurs to solve contemporary global challenges. Â The 18 finalists were selected amongst nearly 1900 applicants from over 120 countries byÂ anÂ independent international jury of entrepreneurs, investors and business executives.
Since its inception in 2006, the initiative has become a transformative step in the lives of 162 women entrepreneurs in over 45 countries. According to Cyrille Vigneron, the CEO of Cartier International: “With the Awards, our Maison aims to contribute to womenâ€™s empowerment efforts worldwide and thus mirrors Cartierâ€™s values: curiosity, audacity, caring for others and willpower to lead the change.”
This year’s Awards Ceremony is set to take place at the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore on April 12th. For further information, visitÂ cartierwomensinitiative.com