Cartier Women’s Initiative has announced Temie Giwa-Tubosun of Lifebank as the 2020 Laureate for Sub-Saharan Africa and has won the sum of US$ 100,000 in grant at the 2020 edition of the initiative.
Because of Temie’s dedication to Lifebank, they have saved 8,000 lives. As a medical distribution company, Lifebank uses data and technology to discover and deliver essential medical products to hospitals in Nigeria.
Earlier, Funkola Odeleye of DIYLaw and Temie Giwa-Tubosun were shortlisted as finalists.
Seven entrepreneurs have been crowned the laureate winners for Cartier’s 2020 Women’s Initiative Awards. Each laureate will receive $100,000 to invest in her business, while 14 runners-up will also each receive $30,000. Cartier will also provide all the finalists with mentoring, networking, and business development support.
The Cartier Women’s Initiative which was founded in 2006 is an international competition that supports women-owned and -led businesses that are driving social change.The initiative has helped women over the years to reach their full potential by shining a light on their achievements, whilst providing them with the necessary financial, social and human capital support in growing their businesses and leadership skills. This initiative is open to women-run and women-owned businesses across the globe and sector with the aim of ensuring a strong and sustainable social and environmental impact as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.