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#Entrepreneurs — 15.03.2018

‘2018 BNP Paribas Global Prize for Women Entrepreneurs’: discover the Jury's members

The laureate of the second ‘BNP Paribas Global Prize for Women Entrepreneurs’ will be disclosed in New York at the FCEM World Committee on Saturday, April 14.

The laureate is chosen amongst candidates from 5 continents and awarded for her great achievements in terms of business growth, positive impact, disruptive innovation and personal commitment supporting entrepreneurship mindset.

To give relevance to such an ambitious award, an international Jury included participants from Europe, Asia and the US, half from the FCEM Network, and half from BNP Paribas. Read their biography before discovering the final laureate April 14...


President & Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West
Chief Executive Officer of BancWest & Co-Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas USA Inc.
Named one of the top 5 Most Powerful Women in Banking in 2017 by American Banker and the #1 Woman to Watch in Banking in 2016 



Head of Business Development and Philanthropy of BNP Paribas Fortis Wealth Management in Belgium

Tine Bourgeois is the driving force of Women inspiring the Future, a platform for top female entrepreneurs of BNP Paribas Wealth Management in Belgium to discuss hurdles women encounter and take remedial actions together.


Chairman of BNP Paribas Wealth Management for Asia Pacific & a member of the Global Executive Committee of BNP Paribas Wealth Management

Multi-awarded as Private Banker of the year by AAA – The Asset, Private Banker International and Hubbis.



Founder and CEO of Pirene & Honorary President FCEM with mandate.
Former world President of FCEM (2011-2017) 


Honorary President Chamber of Women Entrepreneurs Tunisia & Honorary President FCEM with mandate


Co-CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management, leading the development of BNP Paribas Wealth Management in countries with retail networks.

Sofia developed the international strategy of BNP Paribas Wealth Management to Understand, Support and Celebrate women entrepreneurs.


Current World President of FCEM & President of Les Femmes de l’Economie
Former FCEM General Secretary together with Vice President

The French Chevalier of Legion d’Honneur and Officer of National Order of Merit



Member of the Board - Association of German Women Entrepreneurs VDU, Berlin & World General Secretary FCEM

Awarded a distinction for social peace and charity contribution by the Eurasian Women Forum, Russia

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