CARTIER WOMEN'S INITIATIVE AWARDS
Paula Gomez, Brazil
Epistemic: A device that alerts patients and caregivers of an oncoming epileptic seizure up to 25 minutes in advance.
Bold: “The boldest thing I’ve ever done? Opening my own business.”
YiDing Yu, United States
Twiage: A digital platform that enables the transmission of real-time data from ambulance to hospital.
Commitment: “My commitment for a better tomorrow? Giving others a voice.”
Kristina Tsvetanova, Austria
Blitab Technology: A tactile tablet for the blind and visually impaired.
Freedom: “Freedom is being yourself, freedom is having no regrets, freedom is having no worries.”
Melissa Bime, Cameroon
Infiuss: An online blood bank that collects and dispatches blood donations to hospitals.
Freedom: “Freedom is having the opportunity to be 100 % me.”
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA
Siroun Shamigian, Lebanon
Kamkalima: An online platform that uses artificial intelligence and data analytics to help learn and teach Arabic.
Freedom: “Freedom is the ability to express yourself.”
Swati Pandey, India
Arboreal Agro Innovations: An industrial scale, vertically-integrated producer of stevia, a 100% natural substitute for sugar.
Bold: “The boldest thing I’ve ever done? Starting a business on my own.”