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
INTERNATIONAL AWARD DEDICATED TO WOMEN
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 www.prixmontecarlofda.com
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.