Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark’s hard work for women’s empowerment and equal rights to be rewarded. The Crown Princess will be awarded the Womenomics Global Impact Award 2017 on 16 May in the Danish capital of Copenhagen. This comes after she was presented with the Berlingske Honorary Award, which is for someone who has done the extraordinary for Danish society, in January of this year.
According to the Royal Danish House, “The Crown Princess is awarded the prize for his work to help women improve their conditions and exploit their full potential in Denmark and abroad.”
The Womenomics Global Impact Award began being presented to female leaders who are exceptional role models, three years ago in 2014. These women are also known to be passionate about gender equality and the fight for women’s rights. Previous winners have included European Union Climate Commissioner, Connie Hedegaard, as well as the Chairman of the Board, Stine Bosse.
The founder of the Womenomics Business Conference, Tine Arentsen Willumsen, said in a press release about Crown Princess Mary being granted the prestigious honour, “Our Crown Princess personally does incredibly large and exemplary work internationally to improve women’s conditions, and we want to honour her with the Womenomics Global Impact Award.”
Tine Arentsen Willumsen also added, “We want more visible female role models, and by drawing the good examples and acknowledging their impressive efforts, I hope that we will help strengthen this.”
Politician Ida Auken will receive the award “The Womenomics Influencer Award 2017” and Pia Vemmelund, the Managing Director of Traveling Momondo, will be given The Womenomics Leadership Award 2017 for her management work.
Her Royal Highness will receive the award on Tuesday, 16 May at the Womenomics Business Conference CPH in the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. The conference begins at 9 am local time.