The World Woman Foundation has announced that Suzanne Heywood, a transformative leader in education and global equality, is the esteemed recipient of the World Woman Hero Award. This recognition is part of the World Woman Davos Agenda event, coinciding with the World Economic Forum, to be held at Hard Rock International in Davos on January 18, 2024.
Heywood's Exemplary Leadership
Suzanne Heywood currently holds pivotal roles as the Chief Operating Officer of Exor and Chair of CNH Industrial and Iveco Group. Her leadership has been marked by a strong commitment to promoting gender diversity and inclusivity within corporate cultures. She has consistently demonstrated a proactive approach in leading initiatives geared towards global equality.
Unwavering Dedication to Education
Heywood's dedication to education is deeply rooted and highlighted in her book, 'Wavewalker: Breaking Free.' This autobiography narrates her incredible life journey, including her survival of a shipwreck, and underscores her unwavering commitment to education in the face of formidable challenges. Her life story serves as an inspiration for women around the globe.
World Woman Hero Award: A Symbol of Empowerment
The World Woman Hero Award, conferred by the World Woman Foundation, is a symbol of empowerment and a testament to the strides women are making towards global equality. Rupa Dash, CEO of the World Woman Foundation, praised Heywood for her dedication to education and leadership. In response to the honor, Heywood expressed her passion for promoting equality and her commitment to continue leading transformative change. The award is a part of the World Woman Foundation's broader mission to empower women and girls worldwide, envisioning to empower 1 million by 2030 through networking, mentorship, and socioeconomic support.