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Press Release 2017


“Woman of the Year 2017”  


Under the High Patronage of SAS  the Prince Albert  II  from Monaco 
and the Honorary Presidency of HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco  

Grimaldi Forum  -   Thursday June 7

the  Monte-Carlo Woman of the Year Award  is an international prize which aims to distinguish women, from all over the world, thanks to their personal or professional action, whatever the sector concerned.
The presentation of the sixth edition of this prize, created by the journalist  Cinzia Sgambati-Colman  in 2012,  will take place this year, Thursday, June 7, 2017  in the Principality of Monaco at the Grimaldi Forum. The event will be sponsored by  Walgreens  Boots Alliance, the world's leading global pharmacy health and wellness company.
The Commission of  Monte Carlo Prize  "  Woman of the Year  »     is composed of: Stéphane Valeri, Councilor for Health and Social Affairs of Monaco  ; Cinzia Sgambati-Colman (Chair of the commission), director of MonteCarloin  ; Marietta Vinci Corsini, antique dealer and sole administrator GIE – Point Art Monaco  ; Smadar Eisenberg, President AOPMC (Friends of the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra)  ; Maria Betti, Director of the Institute for the Environment and Sustainable Development-IES  ; Marzia Lefebvre d'Ovidio; José Giannotti, General Agent and Private Director of Generali Assurance  ; Vladimir Semenikhin, Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan in Monaco  ; Doriana Marzocco  ; Monika Assaraf, ERI President; Béatrice Fresko, Monaco National Council.
The Commission is responsible for the selection of candidates and the final decision. More additional information on the selection methods is available on the website
The Commission reviewed numerous applications and selected the two winners who will receive the award at the Gala.

The Commission can also award Special Prizes. 
As every year, the Commission will award two prizes: the first candidate will be rewarded for her exceptional projects carried out at international level, and the second candidate for her remarkable initiatives within the Principality of Monaco. This year, the theme of the evening will be devoted to  "  women for  Women".
The trophy of  Price  Monte Carlo "  Woman of the Year»  is made by the architect-designer of the Principality  Kamil .

For the 2015 edition will be awarded  Special Prices  on the same theme and the trophies will be made  in bronze by the Italian-Monegasque sculptress  Beli.

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