This June 17 was held the first edition of Madame Entrepreneure, a ceremony of distinction of the sure values of female entrepreneurship in Côte d’Ivoire. The prestigious Casino of the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire hosted this event.
We found among the distinguished guests who had come to support this noble enterprise, the godmother Sarah Kagnassi, the Honorable Mariam Traoré, the singer and entrepreneur Abou Nidal, the representatives of the Ministry of Women, Fanny Delmotte, president of the jury and CEO of the Groupe Médical du Plateau and many other well-known faces in the SME and cultural sector.
The list of winners
1 – Early childhood and childcare category: Yoboue Johanna Isabelle
2 – Trade and business category: Karine Dally
3 – Agro-industries and processing category: Malan Adjoba Marie Solange
4 – Social category and social networks: Andrea Mestre
5 – Art and creation category: Marina Gnagne Bledou
Special Prizes were awarded in particular to the godmother Sarah Kagnassi and also to active women such as Granny Christine, better known as Granny alloco red oil for her trade in Marcory INJS.
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The winners received funding from the partner Fin’Elle (financial institution dedicated to women entrepreneurs in Africa, microfinance of COFIPA) up to 20,000,000 FCFA. The winner who obtained the best score from the jury received a scholarship worth 3,000,000 FCFA. The Plateau medical group also offered support for complete assessments of the various nominees in the categories.
As a reminder, Madame Entrepreneure is an initiative of Gina Zarour, CEO of MPZ Groups. Through this platform, Gina Zarour intends to highlight and celebrate these women who stand out and fight day and night to be independent.
Relive those moments in pictures.