Each year, 21 finalists representing 7 regions (Latin America & the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North Africa, East Asia and South Asia & Oceania) are selected during the first round of the competition.
These finalists are then invited to attend the Awards week (exact location still TBC) during which the second round of the competition takes place. After the final jury evaluation, 7 laureates, one for each region, are announced on stage during the Awards ceremony.
The 7 laureates will receive US$ 100 000 in prize money. The 14 finalists (the two runners-up from each region) will receive US$ 30 000 in prize money.
Besides, all 21 finalists will be awarded:
- a scholarship to attend the six-day INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Executive Education Programme (pending admission to the programme based on eligibility criteria and selection process)
- ongoing support for the further growth and development of their business.
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Applicants must download the application form from the address given on the website.
Application deadline: August 14, 2019 2pm Paris time (CEST).
For more information please visit https://application-form.cartierwomensinitiative.com/