Powered by Women Economic Forum (WEF), WICCI Awards are presented in the following categories
Legendary Women of the Decade / Legendary Leaders of the Decade:
This is our highest award conferred on most distinguished women and leaders in different spheres worldwide notably in public life and leadership with legendary impact and influence.
Women of the Decade/ Leaders of the Decade :
This award is for women/ leaders who are pioneers, leaders and empowering role models in their respective entrepreneurial and professional endeavours. With a distinctive voice and vision, their accomplishments energise inspiration and innovation in different walks of life.
Iconic Women Creating a Better World for All/ Iconic Leaders Creating a Better World for All :
This award is for upcoming leaders who with their entrepreneurial spirit and creative actions and attitudes are bringing in the much needed soft power to bring cultures and countries closer in friendship and exchange. It is for those who are making a difference and participating in co-creation.
Exceptional Women of Excellence/ Exceptional Leaders of Excellence :
This award is for women/ leaders who are pioneers and leaders in their respective entrepreneurial and professional endeavours, with a distinctive voice and vision that are inspiring and innovating a new narrative of leadership in all walks of life. It is for those whose expertise and spirit can inspire and inform the next wave of a more awakened and empowered leadership.
Young Innovators Creating a Better World for All:
This award honours inspiring research, design, inventions and innovations stemming from scientific temperament and entrepreneurial spirit. It celebrates personal leadership that helps address and impact the societal challenges of our times with sustainable solutions and innovations. Age profile is around 14-25 years.
Young Leaders Creating a Better World for All:
This award honours the inspiring achievements and leadership prowess of young teens and tweens in all fields who have explored new frontiers and challenges to create a better world for society and its inclusive well being; with a spirit of entrepreneurship, innovation and focussed drive. Age profile is around 14-25 years.
Iconic Companies Creating a Better World for All:
This award recognises the commitment of companies across all sectors toward creating a more inclusive work culture within and enriched communities around, with a focus on gender equity and empowerment. Open to all organisations worldwide, it honors companies that are making a difference with their enlightened business ethos and innovative practices, moving both economy and society forward.
WICCI Awards are powered by Women Economic Forum (WEF). Previous WEF Awardees include:
H.E Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta;
H.E. Laura Chinchilla Miranda, President of Costa Rica (2010-2014);
H.E. Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland (1980-1996);
H.E Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada;
H.E. Dr. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, President of Chile (2006 – 2010 and 2014 – 2018);
H.E. Roza Isakovna Otunbayeva, President of Kyrgyzstan (2010-2011);
H.E. Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin, Vice President of the Republic of Suriname;
H.E. Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia (2010–2013)
H.E. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, President, UN General Assembly, Ecuador
H.E. Marta Lucía Ramírez, Vice President Of The Republic Of Colombia, Colombia
H.E. Dr. Jehan Sadat, Former First Lady of Egypt, Politician & Feminist, Egypt
H.E. Dr. Gertrude I. Mongella, Former President, Pan-African Parliament, Tanzania
H.E. Dr. Rosalía Arteaga, Former Constitutional President of Ecuador, Ecuador
H.E. Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, United Kingdom
H.E. Ouided Bouchamaoui, Nobel Peace Laureate 2015, Tunisia
H.E. Rigoberta Menchu, Nobel Peace Award Winner, Guatemala
H.E. Rosario Marin, 41st Treasurer of the United States