Winners of Dream For Change program honored by Women@Dior & UNESCO

By: GWL Team | Tuesday, 2 April 2024

More than a thousand women attended the Women@Dior & UNESCO Global Conference, which was held last week at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris to honor women's empowerment. Speakers at the occasion included CEOs, mentees, mentors, and a winner of the Noble Prize.
During the celebration, important mentorship and education-led initiatives from Women@Dior and UNESCO, such as those promoting gender equality, equity, inclusivity, and educational access, were honored. Additionally, they celebrated the accomplishments of the Dream For Change initiative, which was started five years ago. Through this program, hundreds of young, talented female students from Pakistan, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Jamaica, Nigeria, the Philippines, and Tanzania receive mentoring.
During the event, winners were picked from the five teams who presented compelling solutions to empower females in their local communities as a part of this year's Dream For Change project. Dior Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri chaired the group that selected them.
This year, two winners were recognized for their innovative ideas and projects during the event, chosen from among the five unique teams. Lee Soun presented Be Natural, a Korean project that addresses the dangerous condition of body dysmorphia and the pressure to meet beauty standards. Neha Jain introduced Meraki, an Indian business incubator organization that supports small enterprises started by rural women in India.