DEADLINE: Cartier Women's Initiative Awards applications due

The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards is accepting applications for its 2013 awards. The competition is looking for committed female entrepreneurs heading initiatives in operation from one to three years.

Eighteen finalists representing the best projects worldwide will be selected in the first phase of the contest. They will receive coaching and media exposure and will be invited to France for the Finale week which includes a presentation in front of the international Jury, entrepreneurship workshops and the Global meeting of the Women's Forum.

The six Laureates nominated for the Awards receive one year of coaching, US$ 20,000 in funding, media visibility and networking opportunities.

The application deadline is March 8, 2013 at 10 am CET. To apply go to

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