Women's Forum Community

Rising Talents identifies, distinguishes and nurtures exceptionally talented young women poised to take on influential social, political, or economic roles in their careers. In cultivating this network of young women and offering mentorship and support in developing their careers, we renew the voices for change and enable the empowerment of all women tomorrow. 

 Each year around 15 young women are selected to join the Rising Talents network, attend the Women’s Forum Global Meeting and regional Women’s Forum Meetings, and benefit from enhanced networking activities and support during these events and into the future. Our Rising Talents hail from all corners of the world and from a diversity of sectors, from healthcare and biotechnology to sustainable development and business innovation. 

 Talents are selected on the basis of having demonstrated outstanding skills, leadership, open-mindedness, an international mindset, and bravery in their personal and professional lives. In 2023, Alyse Nelson, CEO of Vital Voices Partnerships served as the ambassador of the Rising Talents initiative.

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Rising TalentsDuring the #WFGM23

During the Women's Forum Global Meeting 2023, we welcomed our amazing Rising Talents promotion 2023. They were given the opportunity to share their expertise and perspectives as speakers in the following sessions :"Fostering Mutual Growth Through Networks and Mentoring"; "Innovative finance solutions for sustainable future", "Technology education as a tool for women’s emancipation".

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BECOMING A RISING TALENT?

LIFETIME MEMBER

Become a lifetime member of the Women’s Forum Community and the impactful Rising Talents network 

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

Attend Women’s Forum international events and exclusive Rising Talents receptions (unparalleled networking opportunities with special sessions reserved for Rising Talent speakers)

MENTORSHIP

Benefit from our tailor-made mentorship with top-notch academic institutions

VISIBILITY AND NETWORKING

Make the most of our platform’s media coverage and gain professional visibility across all Women’s Forum communication channels (as well as access to our network of media partners)

OPPORTUNITIES

Gain access to numerous other opportunities throughout the year (networking activities, speaker engagements in our regional Meetings, etc..)

WHO CAN APPLY?

A woman under 40 years old
Demonstrates remarkable skills, courage and leadership in her professional and personal life
Generates a positive impact in her community, professional environment, and society
Is passionate about giving back to the community, and interested in being actively involved with the Women’s Forum network
Has an international mindset and speaks fluent English
Committed to being an ambassador of the Women’s Forum, contributing to the Women’s Forum international events

2023 Ambassador

Alyse Nelson
CEO, Vital Voices Partnership

Biography

2023 Promotion

Get to know our latest promotion of Rising Talents!

Arwa Al Hamad

Data and Cybersecurity Director | Hevolution Foundation

Bernice Neo

Global Digital Media and E-Commerce Director, PUIG Travel Retail

Chloé Vialard

Senior Associate, Head of Strategic Partnerships, International Arbitration | Shearman & Sterling

Henrietta Hearth

Vice-President | Big Idea Ventures


Jacqueline Lopes

Director of Institutional Relations LATAM South | Ericsson

Jaha Dukureh

Founder and CEO | Safe Hands for Girls

Jean Guo

Founder and CEO I Konexio


Kawser Amine

Founder and CEO | Women’s solidarity for peace and leadership

Kimberly Klebote

Managing Director | Digital for all

Marilyn Waite

Managing Director | Climate Finance Fund


Oluwatosin Olaseinde

Founder | Money Africa


Yamilée Toussaint

Founder and CEO I STEM for Dance

RISING TALENTS COCKTAIL DURING #WFGM23

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