Facts & Figures

Cartier Women's Initiativein a few facts & figures

Since2006

18 600women applied

219finalists

70laureates

35high profile jury members
288coaches worldwide

Our finalists come from 51 countries

8 Mexico 1 Guatemala 1 Panama 7 Colombia 7 Brazil 2 Bolivia 3 Uruguay 3 Chile 4 Argentina 30 United States 5 Canada The United Kingdom 10 Ireland 5 France 6 Italy 1 The Netherlands 2 Germany 2 Switzerland 1 Austria 1 Iceland 1 Spain 4 Israel 1 Russia 1 6 South Africa 6 Nigeria 2 Cameroon 4 Uganda 2 Mozambique 2 Swaziland 1 Ethiopia 2 Ghana 1 Ivory Coast 1 Senegal 1 Tanzania 6 Kenya 1 Rwanda 8 Lebanon 6 Egypt 6 Jordan 5 United Arab Emirates China 8 Hong Kong 2 Taiwan 1 South Korea 6 Japan 1 Pakistan 2 India 11 Thailand 1 Cambodia 2 Indonesia 1 The Philippines 4

Latinamerica

  • 9 countries
  • 36 businesses

Northamerica

  • 2 countries
  • 34 businesses

Europe

  • 12 countries
  • 35 businesses

Sub-saharanafrica

  • 13 countries
  • 35 businesses

Middle East& North Africa

  • 4 countries
  • 25 businesses

EastAsia

  • 5 countries/territories
  • 18 businesses

South Asia& Oceania

  • 6 countries
  • 21 businesses

Over0jobs created

205Companies selected in the competition

  • Environmental sector
  • healthcare sector
  • Technology sector
  • Education sector
  • A broad range of industries
80
  • Of the businesses are still running

Driving change by empowering women entrepreneurs

in a few facts & figures

People

Since 2006, 16 800 women have applied to the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards. 198 women have participated in the competition as finalists and 70 women were selected as laureates. The Cartier Awards community is also composed of 35 active jury members and 265 coaches worldwide.

Places

184 companies hailing from 51 different countries have participated in the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards.

10%

Businesses

11.3% businesses in the environmental sector
14.3% of businesses in the healthcare sector
5.4% of businesses in the technology sector
8.6% of businesses in the education sector
64.1% of businesses represent a wide range of industries.

80% of the businesses are still running