2016 Pioneer Award

Meet our exceptional individuals have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the world of women's entrepreneurship.

WEDO 2016 Pioneer award

Join us in celebrating their remarkable achievements and honoring their remarkable impact

Let us applaud their remarkable accomplishments and continue our collective journey towards a more inclusive and prosperous future for all.

WEDO 2016 Pioneer award winners

A select group of individuals with remarkable contributions to the advancement of women’s entrepreneurship and empowerment

Through their remarkable leadership, innovation, and dedication, they have paved the way for women in business and ignited positive change.

Iris Apfel

New York style icon, interior designer and businesswoman

Joan Hornig

American jewelry designer and the founder of Joan Hornig Jewelry

Kay Koplovitz

Founder of the USA Network and SyFy channel, and the first woman to serve as network president in television history

Mindy Grossman

CEO and Director of HSN, INC. and a member of the company’s Board of Directors

Yue-Sai Kan

Emmy-winning television host and producer, entrepreneur, bestselling author and humanitarian