Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ EMEIA Class of 2023

These visionary entrepreneurs are driving growth and innovation right across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. The 55 successful women entrepreneurs join a global community of inspiring peer role models spanning 55 countries and with over 800 alumnae. Read more.


Photographic portrait of Stella Sigana

Stella Sigana

Alternative Waste Technologies | Kenya

Provides alternative waste techonology supplies to mitigate against climate change.

Photographic portrait of Lauren Anderson

Lauren Anderson

Koa Academy | South Africa

Online school combining a robust academic education with an individualized approach.

Photographic portrait of Farana Boodhram

Farana Boodhram

Midesk Global | South Africa

Designs wheelie school bags for children without desks in rural schools.

Photographic portrait of Ego Iwegbu

Ego Iwegbu

MsLondon Cosmetics | South Africa

Clean makeup brand that provides natural coverage for all skin types and skin tones.

Photographic portrait of Tarisai Moffat

Tarisai Moffat

Gateway Synergy | South Africa

Digital content production house for brands entering Africa.

Photographic portrait of Ngwanamatloa Mokone

Ngwanamatloa Mokone

ABOT Technology | South Africa

Software development company that builds cutting-edge technology solutions.

Photographic portrait of Vanessa Raath

Vanessa Raath

The Talent Hunter | South Africa

Offline and online talent sourcing training for recruiters.


Photographic portrait of Kremena Karaulanova

Kremena Karaulanova

Laren hotel cosmetics & textile | Bulgaria

Designs and produces shampoos and shower gels for hotels globally.

Photographic portrait of Eva Vucheva

Eva Vucheva

Contento | Bulgaria

Business process outsourcing company combining AI with a human-centric approach.

Photographic portrait of Militza Zikatanova

Militza Zikatanova

Wine Cellar Villa Melnik | Bulgaria

Produces boutique wines from indigenous Bulgarian and international grape varieties.

Photographic portrait of Anne Karina Asbjørn

Anne Karina Asbjørn

Copenhagen Cartel | Denmark

Offers high-quality and long-lasting swimwear products to avoid waste and create wear.

Photographic portrait of Laura Figulla

Laura Figulla

Mbiomics | Germany

Developing the first generation of effective live bacterial therapeutics.

Photographic portrait of Chanyu Xu

Chanyu Xu

Her One | Germany

Offers holistic nutritional products that empower women’s health and wellness.

Photographic portrait of Anne Abberton

Anne Abberton

FiXX Coffee | Ireland

Independent coffee brand that creates and sells consistently superb coffee.

Photographic portrait of Elaine Brady

Elaine Brady

Barden | Ireland

Talent advisory and recruitment firm that supports professionals in their careers.

Photographic portrait of Loretta Dignam

Loretta Dignam

The Menopause Hub | Ireland

Enhancing women’s lives during their menopausal years.

Photographic portrait of Sandra Healy

Sandra Healy

Inclusio | Ireland

Delivers a scientific approach to measuring workforce diversity and culture.

Photographic portrait of Stella Power

Stella Power

Annertech | Ireland

Digital agency focusing on creating exceptional online user experiences.

Photographic portrait of Caroline Reidy

Caroline Reidy

The HR Suite | Ireland

Provides HR consultancy and training to businesses throughout Ireland.

Photographic portrait of Meg Faure

Meg Faure

Parent Sense | Jersey

Offers comprehensive solutions for new parents and early childhood education.

Photographic portrait of Sophia Tienstra

Sophia Tienstra

LX matten | The Netherlands

Redefining entrance aesthetics while enhancing functionality.

Photographic portrait of Claire van Beek

Claire van Beek

Moodies | The Netherlands

Creates high-quality underwear that helps people manage their menstrual cycle.

Photographic portrait of Irina Arsene

Irina Arsene

mindit.io | Romania

A software product engineering company catalyzing digital transformation.

Photographic portrait of Majbritt Byskov-Bridges

Majbritt Byskov-Bridges

Alver | Switzerland

Produces high-protein vegan foods using a unique microalgae.

Photographic portrait of Mine Uran

Mine Uran

Alver | Switzerland

Produces high-protein vegan foods using a unique microalgae.

Photographic portrait of Margaret Dabbs OBE

Margaret Dabbs OBE

Margaret Dabbs London | United Kingdom

Provides innovative, powerful, results-driven beauty products and treatments.

Photographic portrait of Lemon Fuller

Lemon Fuller

Lemonade | United Kingdom

Ethical underwear business that champions inclusivity and diversity.

Photographic portrait of Emma Macdonald

Emma Macdonald

TBCo | United Kingdom

Creates fashion and lifestyle products that have a positve impact on the planet.

Photographic portrait of Nazanin Nankali

Nazanin Nankali

Powertutors | United Kingdom

An online and in-person tailored tutoring service for all ages and subjects.

Photographic portrait of Emma O'Brien

Emma O'Brien

Embridge Consulting | United Kingdom

Delivers meaningful back-office and operational business transformation.

Photographic portrait of Jenny Ousbey

Jenny Ousbey

OVID Health | United Kingdom

Specializes in healthcare public affairs, patient advocacy and communications.

Photographic portrait of Pauline Paterson

Pauline Paterson

Dr.PAWPAW | United Kingdom

Creates multi-use, eco-conscious hair and beauty products for the whole family.

Photographic portrait of Julianne Ponan MBE

Julianne Ponan MBE

Creative Nature | United Kingdom

Creates food products that are free from the top 14 allergens. 

Photographic portrait of Anna Richey and Alla Ouvarova

Anna Richey, Alla Ouvarova

Two Chicks | United Kingdom

Bringing innovative, convenient, healthier egg based products to market.

Photographic portrait of Helen Tupper

Helen Tupper

Amazing If | United Kingdom

Provider of career training products and services to businesses.


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Devidutta Dash

Lemme Be | India

Period care brand aligned to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Photographic portrait of Ishani Roy

Ishani Roy

Serein Inc | India

Uses science and technology to implement diversity and inclusion within companies.

Middle East

Photographic portrait of Madonna Saied

Madonna Saied

V-licious | Egypt

Provides mothers with a healthy, quick and hassle-free solution for feeding their kids.

Photographic portrait of Dina Abdul Majeed

Dina Abdul Majeed

360Moms | Jordan

Offers low-cost health consultations and comprehensive online courses for mothers.

Photographic portrait of Shadha Musallam

Shadha Musallam

Agritopia for Agricultural Technology | Palestine

Provides agricultural technology solutions that enhance productivity and effieciency. 

Photographic portrait of Muzon Ashgar

Muzon Ashgar

MZN Bodycare | Saudi Arabia

Creates body care products that are natural, vgean and cruelty-free.

Photographic portrait of Shereen Tawfiq

Shereen Tawfiq

Balinca | Saudi Arabia

Provides simulation training that brings fun to finance. 

Photographic portrait of Saana Azzam

Saana Azzam

MENA Speakers | United Arab Emirates

Helping businesses in the Middle East to select the right speakers for their events.

Photographic portrait of Heba Rumhein

Heba Rumhein

The H concepts and events | United Arab Emirates

Premier agency that crafts luxury weddings and events for an exclusive clientele.


Photographic portrait of Gülay Akay

Gülay Akay

Dentakay | Türkiye

Provides specialized dental care services to international clientele. 

Photographic portrait of Züleyha Albaş

Züleyha Albaş

Buckaroo Food | Türkiye

Producer and exporter of meat products in line with Halal standards.

Photographic portrait of Merve Çelebi Bayazıt

Merve Çelebi Bayazıt

Element Proje | Türkiye

Produces high-tech process solutions for energy saving and recovery.

Photographic portrait of Nesrin Doğan

Nesrin Doğan

Doğanlar Tarım | Türkiye

Manufactures modern and innovative agricultural machinery for efficient farming.

Photographic portrait of Deniz Eraydın

Deniz Eraydın

Reisswolf Türkiye | Türkiye

Provides archive solutions and document management to ensure compliancy.

Photographic portrait of Tülin Kalyoncu

Tülin Kalyoncu

Mat Consultancy and Packaging Solutions | Türkiye

Produces innovation-oriented packaging solutions at a lower cost.

Photographic portrait of Elçin Özkan

Elçin Özkan

Sestri Travel | Türkiye

Travel and lifestyle consultancy that helps people save time.

Photographic portrait of Nesrin Serin Onkardeşler

Nesrin Serin Onkardeşler

USB Certification | Türkiye

Provides assesments for conformity with national and international standards.

Photographic portrait of Altınay Tunalı

Altınay Tunalı

Tunadan Makina | Türkiye

A metal manufacturing specialist offering a range of fabrication and finishing services.

Photographic portrait of Nazlı Buse Üçer

Nazlı Buse Üçer

Ribbon Flowers | Türkiye

A luxury floral and gifting company in Istanbul.

Painter in yellow blouse

Class of 2023 yearbook

A new cohort joins the EY Entrepreneurial Winning WomenTM program which champions women to turn their visions into business masterpieces.

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