2013 WOMENSPHERE GLOBAL AWARDS  (Up to January 2013)

Musimbi Kanyoro – CEO, Global Fund for Women  (Global Impact for Women)

Marie Wilson – Founder & President Emerita, The White House Project,  Ms. Foundation, and Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day   (Global Impact for Women)


Ayesha Vera-Yu  - Chair & Co-Founder, Advancement for Rural Kids (ARK)   (Social Entrepreneurship)

Helene Gayle – CEO, CARE  (Global Impact for Women)

Ilene Lang – CEO & President, Catalyst    (Global Impact for Women)

Jessica Odede & Kennedy Odede – Co-Founders, Shining Hope for Communities (Social Entrepreneurship)

Dr. Joanna Rubinstein – Chief of Staff & Director, Center for Global Health & Economic Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University   (Sustainability & Development)

Linda Basch – President (Emeritus), National Council for Research on Women (NCRW)    (Global Impact for Women)

Linda Rottenberg – CEO & Founder, Endeavor  (Social Entrepreneurship)

Shelly Lazarus – Chairman Emeritus, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide  (Global Leadership)

Virginia Garchitorena –  President Emeritus, Ayala Foundation Philippines; Co-Founder & Founding President, Philippine Development Foundation    (Global Leadership)


Ambassador Melanne Verveer – Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, U.S. State Department  (Global Impact for Women)

Anna Ewing – Chief Information Officer, NASDAQ OMX  (Advancement in Innovation)

Dr. Beverly Tatum – President, Spelman College  (Advancement in Education)

Cherie Blair – Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for the Advancement of Women (Global Impact for Women)

Christine Grumm – Past CEO, Women’s Funding Network, Co-Founder, Women Moving Millions (Global Impact for Women)

Dr. Jill Tarter – Chair, Search for Extraterrestial Intelligence (SETI) Institute  (Advancement in Science & Exploration)

Linda Cureton – Chief Information Officer, NASA  (Advancement in Innovation)

Lynn Tilton – CEO & Founder, Patriarch Partners  (Advancement in Innovation)

Marissa Mayer – Current CEO, Yahoo; Past VP, Local & Location Services, Google (Advancement in Innovation)

Marsha Firestone – President & Founder, Women Presidents Organization (WPO)  (Global Impact for Women)

Baroness Mary Goudie – Senior Member, House of Lords, United Kingdom  (Global Impact for Women)


Amanda Mackenzie – Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Aviva

Arianna Huffington – President & Editor-in-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group

Dominique Reiniche – President, Coca-Cola Europe

Dame Helen Alexander – Deputy President, Confederation of British Industries  (CBI)

Helena Morrissey – CEO, Newton Investment Management, Co-Founder, Thirty Percent Club

Nadine Hack – Executive-in-Residence, IMD (Switzerland); President, beCause Global Consulting

Pinky Lelani OBE – Founder, Women of the Future Awards; Founder, Spice Magic

Ruth McGregor-Smith MBE – CEO, MITIE plc


Lynn Tilton – CEO & Founder, Patriarch Partners  

Linda Descano – CEO & President, Women & Co., Citi  

Kathleen Rogers – CEO & President, Earth Day Network