Category Archives: Africa & Middle East

The Happiness Index

ELLE INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES THE 2nd EDITION OF ITS WORLDWIDE SURVEY ON WOMEN AND THEIR HAPPINESS: THE HAPPINESS INDEX  The International Department of ELLE, the world number one upscale women media brand, has mobilised all of ELLE’s 46 international editions around a common worldwide project: “The Happiness Index”, an exceptional and global survey carried out online […]
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Women in Science: the interview of Prof. Jill Farrant, the jury president of the awards

The L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureate Awards works to recognize women in science, and their contribution to the field. International judges choose 5 women annually, to represent their continents as they are honoured in this prestigious award ceremony. This year the  jury president for the awards was University of Cape Town’s Professor Jill Farrant, who was […]
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ELLE BOSS 2016, South Africa

October 6th was held the ELLE BOSS 2016 awards dinner in Johannesburg, a real celebration of excellence through young women rising and making moves in the world of business ! Find out more on ELLE South Africa website: http://www.elle.co.za/elle-boss-2016-awards-dinner-celebration-excellence/  

ELLE Foundation: #ELLEpourelles

Created in 2004 to promote education of women worldwide, the ELLE Foundation launches an awareness digital campaign: #ELLEpourelles : 1 photo to act Through this campaign, the ELLE Foundation aims at mobilising as many people as possible, especially young people, on the importance of educating girls and training women. For Karine Guldeman, General Delegate of the […]
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ELLE South Africa: 10 questions with feminist researcher, Joy Watson

With over 21 years of experience, specialising in research  on women in politics, women and governance and violence against women, feminist researcher Joy Watson is one to watch. She recently joined ELLE South Africa as newest guest contributor. Here you get to know her a little bit better: http://www.elle.co.za/10-questions-with-feminist-researcher-joy-watson/

ELLE Impact2 Award: the grand final

After weeks of preparations, the nine finalists for the second ELLE Impact2 Awards, gathered in Paris for the winners ceremony held on 7th April, at Paris City Hall. ELLE, together with the Comptoir de l’Innovation, are making it their mission to recognise and support female social entrepeneurship worldwide. Last year this initiative was launched in […]
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Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated internationally to commemorate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women around the world. It is also a day to remember the struggles women face and honour the accomplishments they have made. In honour of this day, ELLE South Africa has compiled a list of inspirational quotes from phenomenal […]
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ELLE South Africa Impact2 Awards

On February 26th, was held the final judging for the ELLE Impact2 Awards for South Africa. The South African panel – consisted of successful women, each amazing in leadership and commitment to social issue – elected Thato Kgatlhanye as the overall winner. Thato is the founder of Rethaka Trading which manufactures Repurpose Schoolbags, solar-powered backpacks, […]
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ELLE US Impact2 Award in New York City

You could almost hear the sound of crickets – but only because crickets were the winning ingredient in the genius behind the business honored with the « ELLE Impact2 Award »**.  Presented in NYC on January 26th by ELLE US, along with Le Comptoir de l’Innovation and CALSO, the award aims to help a female entrepreneur’s business grow. Rose Wang, CEO of Six Foods, took […]
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ELLE Impact2 Award

In April 2015, ELLE France and Le Comptoir de l’Innovation co-operated to design and launch the ELLE IMPACT² AWARD, a unique award dedicated to female social entrepreneurship. The first edition took place in France and rewarded a female social entrepreneur during the Impact² ceremony in the Paris City Hall. This year, for the second edition, […]
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