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Women’s Leadership Awards

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October 21st and 22nd

a virtual event

Celebrating the Brightest Minds in Beauty

CEW’s latest virtual program, The Women’s Leadership Awards is a 2-day, afternoon celebration of women and achievement, recognizing the 2020 Achiever and Top Talent honorees. CEW will also reveal the Indie26 –notable, Black female founders disrupting the beauty industry. In addition, hear thought leaders share valuable insights on topics related to women’s empowerment, equality, and excellence. Live networking opportunities with the speakers and honorees will be offered exclusively to all registered attendees.

Achiever Awards Honorees

Maly Bernstein
Vice President, Beauty & Personal Care
Erica Culpepper
General Manager
L’Oréal Multi-Cultural Beauty
Elana Drell-Szyfer
RéVive Skincare
Lilli Gordon
Lilli Gordon
Founder & CEO
First Aid Beauty
Jane Lauder
Executive Vice President, Enterprise Marketing and Chief Data Officer
The Estée Lauder Companies
Alexandra Papazian
Laura Mercier

Special Recognition Award

Jenny B. Fine
Executive Editor, Beauty
WWD and Beauty Inc.

Top Talent Awards Honorees

Vivianna Blanch
Vice President, Integrated Consumer Communications
L’Oréal Paris
Ophelia Ceradini
Vice President, Digital Technology and Innovation, ELC Online
Estée Lauder Companies
Erum Chaudhry
Vice President, Marketing Beauty & Skincare
Christian Dior
Maris Croswell
Senior Director, Pantene North America
P&G Beauty
Chopin Rabin
Vice President, Global Integrated Communications
Nars Cosmetics
Maria Salcedo
Vice President, Merchandising & Strategy
Ulta Beauty
Usha Vijay
Vice President, Global Marketing, Consumer Fragrance
Janet Chan
Vice President of Brand
nugg beauty

Thought Leaders

We will feature thought leaders, from both within and outside the industry, addressing topics related to women’s empowerment, equality, and excellence.

Speakers to be announced


Session Description

To be announced.


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Why Attend

Support women’s achievement  

Celebrate and be inspired by cross generational leadership and rising talent in the industry 

Hear from thought leaders, from both within and outside the industry, on topics related to women’s empowerment, equality, and excellence

Network with attendees and honorees

Registration & Pricing

Event Tickets

Your All-Access Pass includes content, sessions, recordings, event materials and networking.

Member Rate: $100

Non- Member Rate*: $150

Special Offer- Ticket + Membership: $200*

*Save $25 when you become a member and purchase a ticket. Regularly $225. ($125 annual membership + $100 member ticket). Members access a full year of Beauty News, discounted rates to events and webinars, Industry Reports, Discussion Forum, Member Directory, and Career Resources. To access this offer, contact us.

Digital Journal

Congratulate the honorees in our Digital Journal, and build awareness for your own company. The Journal will be distributed in November, to the 1,200 industry decision-makers in attendance at the Awards event and contain content on leadership, women’s achievement, and key learnings from the live event.

1 Page Color: $2,000

2 Page Color Spread: $3,500

Special Offer: Purchase 40 tickets and receive a complimentary 1 page color ad in the Digital Journal.  Purchase here.

Women’s Leadership Awards Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors

CEW’s Women Leadership Awards is a multi-day program supporting CEW’s mission of advancing all women, at all levels of the industry. It will incorporate the 2020 Achiever Award honorees, in addition to beauty’s rising talent: the Top Talent honorees. To align with this event, and support CEW’s mission, become a sponsor. Contact us at sponsorship@cew.org.

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