The 2008 Edition
The 2008 Laureates have been announced…
The 2008 Laureates were announced on October 17 at the Annual Global Meeting of the Women’s Forum in Deauville, France. Mame Diene from Senegal was nominated Laureate for Africa for her organic skincare products. Renee King and her team from the Philippines won the Award for Asia with Tamang Timpla Foods. Laura Chicurel received the trophy for Europe.
And finally, the Awards Ceremony ended with a moving speech by Mona Jhaveri, Laureate North America and Founder of the biotechnology company Foligo Therapeutics. The Laureates received funding of US$ 20,000, networking and visibility opportunities and, most importantly, personalized business coaching for one year.
The 14 Finalists of the 2008 competition gathered in Paris and Deauville for a week of activities.All About the Award Week
Video of the Ceremony
Watch the Awards Ceremony and the official announcement of the 2008 Laureates here.See the video
Photos of the Ceremony
Browse through the pictures of the Awards Ceremony, the high point of the 8-month long competition.See the album
Women’s Forum Asia
The theme of this inaugural Forum in Asia was Growth and Sustainability: How women are making a difference. Discussions focused on various themes: demographics, the environment, economics and education. The 2008 Finalists for Asia were presented there.Watch Video