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Are you a female start-up entrepreneur? Read on

The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards are given annually to five female laureates, one per continent, with creative, sustainable and socially responsible businesses in the initial phase.

For this third edition, they are looking for innovative women-led business projects in the start-up phase.

Created in 2006 by Cartier and the Women’s Forum with the support of McKinsey and INSEAD management school, the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards offer the chance to win personalised coaching support for a full year, a $ 20,000 grant and numerous networking and visibility opportunities.

Who can apply?

Women entrepreneurs of any country and of any nationality can apply by presenting a business project yet to be launched or a company less than three years old. Among the prizes is an invitation to the Women’s Forum Global Meeting in Deauville (France).

To apply, complete the application form on > before February 13. To find out more, e-mail

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