2014 Pioneer Awards

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Pioneer Awards 2014 Winners

We are presenting pioneers in each of the categories with a “Woman Pioneer” award for their widespread, trailblazing accomplishments.

Education Pioneer Award


Mama Sarah Obama

Founder & CEO of The Mama Sarah Obama Foundation

Business Pioneer Award

Lynn Tilton

Founder & CEO of Patriarch Partners

Technology Pioneer Award

Sandy Lerner

Co-Founder of Cisco Systems, Founder of Urban Decay

Philanthropy Pioneer Award

Loreen Arbus

President of Loreen Arbus Productions, Inc., The Loreen Arbus Foundation and The Goldenson-Arbus Foundation

Fashion Pioneer Award

Tamara Mellon

Co-founder of Jimmy Choo and Creative Director & Founder of TAMARA MELLON

Social Responsibility Pioneer Award


Shannon Schulyer

US Corporate Responsibility Leader of PwC and Board Member of PwC Charitable Foundation