At the BRICS Summit on November 17, 2020, the Chinese State Leader proposed the initiative of BRICS Women Innovation Contest under the BRICS cooperation framework, which received wide support from all BRICS Leaders. "The purpose of the Contest is to celebrate the achievements of outstanding business women of the BRICS countries who have dedicated themselves to solving social and economic problems in various fields, as well as to promote the exchange of best practices and innovative solutions between business representatives"
This Contest is open to all outstanding business women in BRICS countries, aiming to activate and unleash their innovation and creativity in green development, technological innovation, cultural creativity, healthcare, education and training, finance, cross-border e-commerce, and other fields.
In 2022, the organizers of the Contest are China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC).
The Contest will offer Mulan Award to 15 winners (3 from each country). Besides, the Special Contribution Award will go to 5 candidates (1 from each country), in recognition of their outstanding contributions in combating COVID-19 pandemic, and their endeavour in building a global community of health for all.
In addition to a cash bonus of USD 3,000 for each winner, all winners will be invited to visit China (ALL EXPENSES COVERED) for networking and training, when COVID-19 situation improves and restrictions eased.
Registration is open until May 1, 2022 via https://event.deloitte.cn/BRICSWomenInnovationContest?key=home
It is also possible to fill out a questionnaire and send it to email@example.com.