INSEAD has been partnering with Cartier and McKinsey for the past eleven years, supporting the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards,an annual business plan competition to celebrate women entrepreneurs around the world.This year, INSEAD hosted the Awards week programme on its Asia campus in Singapore, including media training and coaching sessions for the finalists as well as jury evaluation.
The Awards ceremony was held on the 12th of April at the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall in the heart of Singapore. The event celebrated women entrepreneurs under the theme “Transform, Lead the change you want to see”, and brought together speakers and change makers passionate about women’s visions and values. During a panel discussion, Ilian Mihov, Dean of INSEAD and Cyrille Vigneron, CEO of Cartier, exchanged with entrepreneurs Privahini Bradoo and Rosaline Chow Koo about their experiences at corporate and start up level as well as the role educational institutions can play in shaping future leaders and entrepreneurs.
Ilian Mihov joined Cyrille Vigneron to announce the six laureates for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards 2017.