The applications for the 4th edition of Italian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Project Ahead, which will take place in Naples at Dialogue Place on March 8th, are open until February 15th.
The competition takes place within the framework of the international Impact2 award, organized by the INCO social incubator network, and supports women who have chosen entrepreneurship throughout the world as a way of life and emancipation as well as a tool to respond to social challenges. and environmental issues of their communities.
The Italian winner will participate in the international Impact2 final in Paris on March 28th. The other countries participating in the international competition are Morocco, Israel, France, the United States, South Africa, China (Hong Kong), Italy, Bangladesh, Luxembourg. In each country, a jury composed of local members of the INCO network will select the entrepreneur who will represent their country in Paris.
Startupper entrepreneurs can participate in the competition with: less than five years of existence (take-off or pre-development stage), a sustainable business model (long-term activity), a social or environmental impact (the start-up must propose innovative solutions who contribute to addressing social or environmental problems in their own country or abroad).
The first six candidates in the ranking will participate on March 8 in the Italian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award which will take place in Naples, at Dialogue Place, where they will have to present their business idea in 10 minutes to the jury composed, among others, of Marco Traversi, CEO of Project Ahead and Alessia Guarnaccia, CEO Pandora Group Srl, Lilia Giugni, CEO of GenPol, Gender Policy Innsights, Annalisa Corrado, Technical Manager ESCO AzzeroCo2, Marco Musella, Professor of Political Economy-Federico II University Naples
Giovanna De Rosa, CSV Naples Director.