The World Entrepreneurship Forum Announces
Winners of its 2012 Awards

Originating from four continents and symbolizing with their success stories the very sense of entrepreneurship, the “Entrepreneurs for the World 2012” Awardees were revealed yesterday at the World Entrepreneurship Forum’s prestigious annual gala ceremony.

One of the leading bodies of its kind, the World Entrepreneurship Forum aims to foster sustainable development which combines both social justice and economic growth. This year’s event attracted over 200 participants from 59 countries – business and social entrepreneurs as well as policy makers, experts and academics.
The Forum made awards, in recognition of their achievements in their particular fields, to five individuals in the following categories:

About the World Entrepreneurship Forum

Founded by EMLYON Business School, KPMG France, Singaporean institutions Action Community for Entrepreneurship and Nanyang Technological University, Grand Lyon and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Lyon, and Zhejiang University in China; the World Entrepreneurship Forum is the first global think-tank dedicated to entrepreneurs, creators of wealth and social justice.

Since 2008, 350 members from 76 countries have met to tackle our world’s most pressing issues with entrepreneurial solutions.
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From left to right : Jean-Luc Decornoy, Forum's co-president and CEO KPMG SA France, Gérard Collomb, Senator-Mayor, Lyon city, and Mo Ibrahim, founder of Celtel & the Mo Ibrahim Foundation
From left to right : Melissa Kushner, Founder "Goods for good", Tony Meloto, founder of Gawad Kalinga, Aude de Thuin, founder of the Women's forum and "Osons la France"

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