Press Release (ePRNews.com) - NEW YORK - Sep 13, 2018 - Remodista, Inc., a social think tank focused on understanding and encouraging disruption and innovation, will be hosting their annual Women2Watch Award Show. The event will take place on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at The Glasshouses located at 545 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001 and at SAKE located at 12 Argyle Street, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia. The award shows will reveal five Innovation Award winners for 2018. The New York event will also feature an innovation lab showcasing the newest trends in retail technology products and services.
Now in its third year, “Women2Watch in Business Disruption” has expanded to include 80 women leaders from brand and service providers in the U.S., Australia, Europe and Canada. These women have been highlighted as pioneers and thinkers who are solving different business challenges in retail and finance. We will provide a support network for them as they tackle business challenges while sharing their thought leadership along the way.
“We are thrilled to see the community growing globally and that the collaboration is attracting pioneer thinkers and disruptors around the world,” noted Kelly Stickel, founder and CEO of Remodista.
We are thrilled to see the community growing globally and that the collaboration is attracting pioneer thinkers and disruptors around the world.
This year’s 10 finalists are:
- Alice Kuepper, Event Director, formerly Online Retailer
- Amy Roche, Founding Director, Retail Rockstars
- Hadas Saar, Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Naadam
- Julie Shin, Head of Strategic Operations & Innovation, Productivity, Citicorp
- Katye Malik, Founder and Chief Strategist, Dresscode Tech
- Kristy Chong, CEO, Modibodi
- Leslie Leifer, VP Enterprise Strategy and Business Development, 1-800-Flowers
- Michelle Evans, Global Head of Digital Consumer Research, Euromonitor International
- Monika Kochhar, CEO and Co-founder, Smartgift
- Stacey Head, Founder + Managing Director, she wear
One of last year’s recipients Julie Mathers, Founder and CEO of Flora & Fauna noted, “It was an absolute honor and thrill to win this award and to be recognized amongst a powerful group of global women. So, when you think you’re not good enough think again, and step right out of that comfort zone and go for it.”
“Being recognized as a Women2Watch increased my credibility as an expert in the retailing industry. It has been crucial in international markets where my personal brand is limited, and awards carry more weight,” said Michelle Grant, Head of Retail at Euromonitor and a 2017 Innovation Award Winner.
Julie Chin, Head of Strategic Operations & Innovation, Productivity, Citigroup shared, “W2W reimagines and redefines the way we connect to and transform our industries. It elevates our unedited ideas, knowledge, and contributions by creating a special space that invites you to modernize and challenge the status quo.”
Additionally, winners are set to be announced on Sept. 20, 2018.
Founded in 2010 by Kelly Stickel, Remodista is a social think tank examining disruption in global retail. Their mission is to provide insight, education, and innovation to global brands through collaborative research and analysis. By identifying challenges, Remodista builds and tests assumptions that prepare retailers for the future. Part of the retail committee at Remodista includes leaders from Coach, Burberry, New York & Company, TUMI, Godiva and HBC Digital.
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