Womensphere HONOREES

The Womensphere Global Award Honorees are Honorary Members of the Womensphere Global Network.  World-changing leaders and innovators  are recognized with the Womensphere Global Awards annually, across a number of fields:  Business & Finance; Science; Technology & Innovation; Entrepreneurship; Social Entrepreneurship; Education; Government, Law & Policy; Sustainability & Development; Media, Culture & the Arts; and the Advancement of Women & Girls.

ABIGAIL DISNEY President, Founder, Daphne Foundation; Award-winning Filmmaker, "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" and "Women, War & Peace"; Board Member, Roy Disney Family Foundation, Global Fund for Women

ABIGAIL DISNEY
President, Founder, Daphne Foundation; Award-winning Filmmaker, "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" and "Women, War & Peace"; Board Member, Roy Disney Family Foundation, Global Fund for Women

AINE DUGGAN President, National Council for Research on Women (NCRW)

AINE DUGGAN
President, National Council for Research on Women (NCRW)

AMANDA MACKENZIE, OBE Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Aviva; Members, Lord Davies' Steering Group to increase the number of women on boards

AMANDA MACKENZIE, OBE
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Aviva; Members, Lord Davies' Steering Group to increase the number of women on boards

ANNA EWING Chief Information Officer, NASDAQ OMX

ANNA EWING
Chief Information Officer, NASDAQ OMX

AYESHA VERA-YU Chairman & Co-Founder, Advancement for Rural Kids (ARK)

AYESHA VERA-YU
Chairman & Co-Founder, Advancement for Rural Kids (ARK)

DR. BEVERLY TATUM President, Spelman College

DR. BEVERLY TATUM
President, Spelman College

CHARLOTTE BUNCH Founder, Center for Women's Global Leadership, Rutgers University; Board Member, Global Fund for Women; Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights

CHARLOTTE BUNCH
Founder, Center for Women's Global Leadership, Rutgers University; Board Member, Global Fund for Women; Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights

DANAE RINGELMANN Founder & Chief Customer Officer, Indiegogo; Fast Company's Top 50 Women Innovators in Technology

DANAE RINGELMANN
Founder & Chief Customer Officer, Indiegogo; Fast Company's Top 50 Women Innovators in Technology

HELENA MORRISSEY Chief Executive Officer, Newton Investment Management; Founder, 30% Club

HELENA MORRISSEY
Chief Executive Officer, Newton Investment Management; Founder, 30% Club

DR. JILL TARTER Astronomer; Director, Center for Search for Extraterrestial Intelligence (SETI) Research

DR. JILL TARTER
Astronomer; Director, Center for Search for Extraterrestial Intelligence (SETI) Research

DR. JOANNA RUBINSTEIN Assistant Director, International Programs & Special Advisor to Jeffrey Sachs, Earth Institute, Columbia University

DR. JOANNA RUBINSTEIN
Assistant Director, International Programs & Special Advisor to Jeffrey Sachs, Earth Institute, Columbia University

KATHERINE CHON Founder & Former President, Polaris Project

KATHERINE CHON
Founder & Former President, Polaris Project

KATHLEEN ROGERS CEO & President, Earth Day Network (EDN); Co-Creator, Women & Global Economy (WAGE)

KATHLEEN ROGERS
CEO & President, Earth Day Network (EDN); Co-Creator, Women & Global Economy (WAGE)

LINDA CURETON CEO & Founder, Muse Technologies; Former CIO, NASA; Author, The Leadership Muse

LINDA CURETON
CEO & Founder, Muse Technologies; Former CIO, NASA; Author, The Leadership Muse

LINDA DESCANO CEO, Women & Co., Managing Director, Citi

LINDA DESCANO
CEO, Women & Co., Managing Director, Citi

LINDA ROTTENBERG CEO & Co-Founder, Endeavor; World Economic Forum Young Global Leader

LINDA ROTTENBERG
CEO & Co-Founder, Endeavor; World Economic Forum Young Global Leader

LOIDA NICOLAS LEWIS Chair & CEO, TLC Beatrice LLC; Founder, The Lewis College (Philippines); Co-Founder, Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund (AALDEF); Board Member, Philippine Development Foundation

LOIDA NICOLAS LEWIS
Chair & CEO, TLC Beatrice LLC; Founder, The Lewis College (Philippines); Co-Founder, Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund (AALDEF); Board Member, Philippine Development Foundation

LOREEN ARBUS President, Loreen Arbus Foundation, Goldenson-Arbus Foundation, and Loreen Arbus Productions, Inc.; Leadership Team, Women Moving Millions

LOREEN ARBUS
President, Loreen Arbus Foundation, Goldenson-Arbus Foundation, and Loreen Arbus Productions, Inc.; Leadership Team, Women Moving Millions

LYNN TILTON Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Sole Principal, Patriarch Partners LLC and affiliated entities; Chairman & CEO, MD Helicopters; Acting CEO, Dura Automotive

LYNN TILTON
Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Sole Principal, Patriarch Partners LLC and affiliated entities;
Chairman & CEO, MD Helicopters; Acting CEO, Dura Automotive

MARIJO BOS Federation President, European Professional Women's Network (EPWN); CEO & Founder, Bos Advisors

MARIJO BOS
Federation President, European Professional Women's Network (EPWN); CEO & Founder, Bos Advisors

MARISSA MAYER Chief Executive Officer, Yahoo!

MARISSA MAYER
Chief Executive Officer, Yahoo!

DR. MARY BOYCE Dean, Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Columbia University

DR. MARY BOYCE
Dean, Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Columbia University

BARONESS MARY GOUDIE Senior Member, British House of Lords; Board Member, Vital Voices; Chair, Women Leaders' Council to Fight Human Trafficking, United Nations

BARONESS MARY GOUDIE
Senior Member, British House of Lords; Board Member, Vital Voices; Chair, Women Leaders' Council to Fight Human Trafficking, United Nations

MARSHA FIRESTONE Founder & President, Women Presidents' Organization (WPO)

MARSHA FIRESTONE
Founder & President, Women Presidents' Organization (WPO)

PINKY LILANI, OBE CEO & Founder, Women of the Future Awards; Creator, Spice Magic

PINKY LILANI, OBE
CEO & Founder, Women of the Future Awards; Creator, Spice Magic

SAADIA ZAHIDI Head, Gender Parity, Human Capital and Risks; Senior Director; Co-Author, Global Gender Gap Report, World Economic Forum

SAADIA ZAHIDI
Head, Gender Parity, Human Capital and Risks; Senior Director; Co-Author, Global Gender Gap Report, World Economic Forum

SHELLY LAZARUS Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide

SHELLY LAZARUS
Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide

STEPHEN FROST Former Head of Diversity & Inclusion, London Olympics & Paralympics 2012; Incoming Head of Diversity & Inclusion, KPMG; Author, The Inclusion Imperative

STEPHEN FROST
Former Head of Diversity & Inclusion, London Olympics & Paralympics 2012; Incoming Head of Diversity & Inclusion, KPMG; Author, The Inclusion Imperative

VANESSA VALLELY Founder & Creator, WeAreTheCity and CareersCity.co.uk; Former Head of Governance, Aviva Investors

VANESSA VALLELY
Founder & Creator, WeAreTheCity and CareersCity.co.uk; Former Head of Governance, Aviva Investors

DR. VICTORIA GARCHITORENA President, Ayala Foundation Philippines; Former Chief of Staff, Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines

DR. VICTORIA GARCHITORENA
President, Ayala Foundation Philippines; Former Chief of Staff, Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines

VIRGINIA RUESTERHOLZ Executive Vice President, Verizon Communications; Former President, Verizon Services Operations (VSO), Verizon Telecom and Verizon Partner Solutions

VIRGINIA RUESTERHOLZ
Executive Vice President, Verizon Communications; Former President, Verizon Services Operations (VSO), Verizon Telecom and Verizon Partner Solutions

WENDY ALEXANDER Associate Dean, London Business School; Former Minister for Enterprise & Lifelong Learning; Former Leader of the Labour Party and Member, Scottish Parliament

WENDY ALEXANDER
Associate Dean, London Business School; Former Minister for Enterprise & Lifelong Learning; Former Leader of the Labour Party and Member, Scottish Parliament