The testimonial of Frederic Thoral, HRD of BNP Paribas Personal Finance

Why did you get involved with WIF? I wanted BNP Paribas Personal Finance to become involved with WIF for several reasons. First of all,because this partnership demonstrates our conviction in bringing the subject of diversity and genderequality to the level of top management. It will also contribute to developing a more inclusiveculture that is connected […]

The testimonial of Roy Gamblin

Roy Camblin divides his time between San Francisco, Paris, and New York, where he has been a senior executive in the stock brokerage, banking, and high tech industries with pacing organizations like Charles Schwab, Wells Fargo Bank, Oracle, and Citibank. Over the past decade he has either led or advised a number of start-ups as […]

The testimonial of Annie Combelles, CEO Inspearit

Annie Combelles starts her career as Project manager in SFENA (Société Française d’Equipements de Navigation Aérienne). During 10 years she is responsible for the design, implementation and certification of Airbus automatic pilot systems. The technology and solution she develops is still flying with the most recent plane generations. In 1982 Annie Combelles decides to join […]

The testimonial of Laetitia Gazel-Anthoine, Founder of Connecthings, Managing Director Altavia Adventures

Laetitia is the founder and CEO of Connecthing, the European leader in NFC tag management system with services operating in 19 cities on 2 continents. Connecthings cloud based platform allows managing tags’ life cycle and their associated contextual services and applications: proximity services, mapping, coupons and e-ticketing, interactions with mobile apps, etc. Connecthings is based […]

3 questions for… Julie Le Cardinal, Professor at CentraleSupélec

Can you tell us more about the role CentraleSupélec is playing in this transatlantic project? Having met Manon Pilon in Montreal last February, and once I started mentoring her through WIF, the idea of setting up a Derme&Co laboratory in France soon became a central issue. As I’m used to studying such challenges on the […]

The Success story of… Manon Pilon

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; […]

The Success story of… Patrizia Paterlini-Bréchot

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 […]

The Success Story of… Laurence Onfroy

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 […]

The success story of… Marie-Hélène Baudoux

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 […]