Veuve Clicquot presented the Bold Woman Award to Chrystèle Gimaret, Founding President of Artupox International, and the Bold Future Award to Julie Chapon, Co-Founder of Yuka. The awards recognize those who inspire successive generations of audacious female leaders.
For the first time in its history, Veuve Clicquot also presented the Bold Champion Award to Frédéric Mion, President of Sciences Po. The honorary award, created this year, recognizes men who encourage better representation and consideration for women in society through concrete actions.
Hosted by China Moses, the 2019 ceremony took place at 3 Mazarine in Paris and welcomed numerous personalities from the business, culture, investing and start-up worlds, as well as previous Veuve Clicquot award winners.
This new edition is part of the program Bold by Veuve Clicquot, a series of international initiatives to generate conversation which has been created for more impact and inclusivity. Chrystèle Gimaret and Julie Chapon join the ranks of more than 350 bold women in 27 different countries, the Role Models of today and tomorrow, who have received the Award since 1972.
A source of inspiration for all generations, these women have distinguished themselves through their entrepreneurial audacity, their ability to reinvent their industry’s codes and traditions, and their ethical and engaged approach.
Chrystèle Gimaret, Founding President of Artupox International, wins the Bold Woman Award, which recognizes accomplished female business leaders.The first employees I recruited were enthusiastic about working while also having a personal life thanks to working conditions based on my clients’ day schedules. We show and feature the cleaning. And I add masculinity to this sector which has often been reserved for women.
Julie Chapon, Co-Founder of Yuka, wins the Bold Future Award, which recognizes start-uppersBeyond driving each individual to take care of their own health, Yuka contributes to more enlightened consumption for everyone, making a difference and leading manufacturers to improve the composition of their products. Today we see the enormous impact that our 14 million users can have: on a daily basis, we see many brands that change the composition of their products to improve them, notably by removing the most controversial substances.
Frédéric Mion, President of Sciences Po, wins the Bold Champion Award
As a university, it is our responsibility to be proactive in making our students aware of the inequalities between women and men, and thus train leaders who will make a real difference
Jean-Marc Gallot, CEO of Veuve Clicquot
The finalists and winners of this 2019 edition are inspiring women with varied backgrounds. Through their energy and their experiences, each one of them helps to cultivate and reinforce the presence of talented women in the business world. Providing visibility, provoking debate and bringing together those who make a difference is the best way to further our commitment: to inspire a new generation of bold women