Founder of Derme&Co January, 2020 Founder of both spas and a private beauty school in Montreal, Manon Pilon has 37 years of experience in the beauty industry and continues to develop her expertise in both business and clinical development with partners around the world. Manon is also the author of two books: “Anti-aging, The Cure; Based on your...

Nolwenn Godard, Operations Director for WIF on the West coast of the United States, answered our questions on the new inter-company mentoring program developed in the States. How did you manage to expand the inter-company program in the USA? A year ago, Martine Liautaud and I discussed launching the inter-company program in Europe, with the goal of then expanding in the...

Researcher, Professor… and Founder of Rarecells September, 2019 Patrizia Paterlini-Bréchot studied medicine at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, where she specialised in haematology and oncology. After working as an oncologist in Bologna, she met a number of world-renowned researchers and in turn she decided to go into medical and scientific research. So, in 1988 she left Italy for Paris...

Founder and Director of TemptingPlaces April 2019 A serial entrepreneur and globetrotter After graduating with a Master’s in Marketing & Communications, Laurence worked and travelled around the world for several years. She began her career in 1998 as a consultant in marketing and communications for international luxury hotel brands, before joining LVMH and the online bank Egg Banking PLC. Having travelled widely as...

CEO of Conformat December 2018 An audacious woman entrepreneurAfter graduating with a degree in electronic engineering and an MBA in marketing, Marie-Hélène Baudoux worked in the automotive sector for over 25 years, holding a variety of posts for the industry’s biggest players. In 2013, while she was taking stock of her career, she saw the opportunity of...

EMEA Customer Programs Senior Director, Oracle December 2018 What motivated you to join our European inter-company mentoring program?As part of my responsibilities in Europe and Asia, and being in charge of our Oracle Women Leadership (OWL) program for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, I promote gender equality at Oracle with a sole objective: to help women...

Maëlle Chassard - Co-founder of Lunii September 2018 A born entrepreneurWhen Maëlle Chassard at the end of her studies at the Paris design school, Strate, wrote her dissertation on imagination, she observed that children are using their imagination less and less. To counter the trend, she dreamed up a fun, interactive object designed to draw children away...

Founder of "De l'autre côté du Périph" (DAPC) July 2018 An engaged womanAfter graduating from the Sorbonne with a Master’s in marketing and distribution in audiovisual arts, Laurence Lascary founded her audiovisual production company "De l'autre côté du Périph" (DAPC) in 2008. Her ambition was to promote a new generation of authors, proposing cosmopolitan works of art,...

Professor - ESSEC Business School July 2018 Tell us about your careerPassionate about the European project, I began my career in Brussels, where after several jobs, I found my vocation: teaching and research. After my doctorate in law to begin a career as a professor, ESSEC offered me the post of professor-researcher in lobbying and European corporate law....