Categories & Judges

Design

Design cover careers that are about creating and expressing things, which are appealing to the eye and to the senses. Art is traditionally created for an aesthetic appeal, whilst design tends to revolve around a product. Therefore, this category spans many different specialist areas, from painting, performing arts, photography, prop design and creative advertising, to architecture, animation and art conservation. Candidates will be assessed across the broad scope of these specialist areas.

Business

Entrepreneurship relates to the capacity and willingness to develop, organize and manage a business venture along with the associated risk with the aim to make a profit and have an impact. Candidates will be assessed for their entrepreneurial spirit and their vision to create a business that matches contemporary needs or has disrupted existing norms or having an impact in society and/or successful case to present.

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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship relates to the capacity and willingness to develop, organize and manage a business venture along with the associated risk with the aim to make a profit and have an impact. Candidates will be assessed for their entrepreneurial spirit and their vision to create a business that matches contemporary needs or has disrupted existing norms or having an impact in society and/or successful case to present.

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Fashion

Fashion refers to all professions devoted to the business of making and selling clothes, jewellery and accessories. It encompasses the design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing, retailing, advertising, and promotion of all types of apparel.

Finance

Finance refers to the services provided by the financial industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including among others banks, credit institutions, insurance companies, investment funds, accountancy firms and stock brokerage firms.

Hospitality

Hospitality relates to all fields within the service and tourism industry that includes among others lodging, hotel management, event planning, transportation, cruise lines and many others.

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Science

Science covers all STEM disciplines and includes the broad spectrum of natural sciences (mathematics, computer/IT, physics, chemistry, earth and environmental studies, biology etc.), engineering and technology (civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering etc.), medical and health sciences (basic medicine, clinical medicine, biotechnology, and life sciences), and also agricultural sciences ( agriculture, forestry, animal science, agricultural biotechnology etc.

Shipping

Shipping refers to all fields relating to maritime transport of goods and persons. These include among others, ownership or management of ships, consulting, brokerage and insurance.

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Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility refers to all efforts of an individual to act for the benefit of society at large. This includes balancing profit-making activities with activities that benefit society, promoting behaviours and actions that are for the best interests of society and environment as a whole, and focusing on improving the livelihood of all living organisms. This can take the form of charity organization, fundraisers and evidenced volunteering, social entrepreneurship, profit or not-for-profit activities, among others.

Social Science

The social sciences include: anthropology; business and management; economics; human geography; law; media studies; political science and international relations; psychology; social policy and sociology.Sports: Sports refers to all fields that involve people, businesses and organizations that aim to produce, facilitate, promote, and organize sports-related activities, experiences and business enterprises. Such fields include among others, the athletes and sportswomen themselves but also, sports managers, producers of athletics gears, and organizers of tournaments

Sports

Sports refers to all fields that involve people, businesses and organizations that aim to produce, facilitate, promote, and organize sports-related activities, experiences and business enterprises. Such fields include among others, the athletes and sportswomen themselves but also, sports managers, producers of athletics gears, and organizers of tournaments.

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The Arts

The term ‘The arts’ includes, but is not limited to, music (instrumental and vocal), dance, drama, folk art, creative writing, painting, sculpture, photography, graphic and craft arts, motion pictures, television, radio, film, video, tape and sound recording, the arts related to the presentation, performance, execution, and exhibition of such major art forms, all those traditional arts practiced in each country and the study and application of the arts to the human environment.

Young star award 18-25

This is addressed to women at the beginning of their professional or academic life who have demonstrated evidenced recognition in their field.

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Life Time Achievement

This award will be dedicated on every GIWA award ceremony to honour a distinguished woman with international influence and experience. This award will not follow the official procedure foreseen in terms and conditions.