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Vital Voices Global Partnership

Vital Voices Global Partnership NGO that works on women’s economic empowerment, political participation and human rights. Its mission is to identify, invest in and bring visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities."

The  Signature Programs include the   Global Ambassadors Program and the  VV Grow program whereby   each   year women from  all over the world who apply and  are selected will be   mentored. The candidates should be women who use business growth as a means to improve their  community and the world. Of course these  women each should have a daring vision that they wish to turn into a reality  and with the   long-term support that  Vital Voices provides the winners  , they   will be able to   expand their  skills, connections and visibility to be able to  accelerate.

Please visit the website to submit your application and for more information go to this link.

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Brilliant Lebanese Awards

Within the spirit of fostering entrepreneurship, in 2012, BLC Bank launched the Brilliant Lebanese Awards (BLA), the 1st Business Awards in Lebanon aimed at recognizing the achievements of entrepreneurs, both men and women, spearheading incredible initiatives spanning across the spectrum and showing leadership and entrepreneurship skills.

The Brilliant Lebanese Awards has two categories, the Woman Entrepreneur of the Year and the Business of the Year selected by a professional impartial jury panel based on 4 criteria namely Creativity, Financial Performance, Sustainability & Scalability and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Winners of each category receive a USD 30,000 cash prize, coaching by jury panelists and nationwide and global exposure across all media (TV, Digital, Press…).

This competition is open to the public and sees participants from all over Lebanon bringing different approaches to the table with their ambition and exceptional work. The winners are selected by a panel of professionals including representatives from Banque Du Liban, Berytech, Lebanese American University, Endeavor, IFC, Kafalat, Lebanese Businessmen Association (RDCL), BLC Bank and successful female entrepreneurs.

Since 2012, over 750 applications have been received, 64 finalists have participated in the awards (among which 38 women) with almost endless marketing and exposure and 315,000 USD in cash prizes.

 

Think you have what it takes to be one of this year’s finalists and dazzle the professional jury panel? Visit the Awards official website link to learn more, see the eligibility criteria and check previous

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