THE JUDGES OF 2020
We our proud to announce the judges for the Global Woman Awards 2020. All of our judges have been carefully selected, based on their positive contribution with their great work, serving as role models in their field of expertise. 

On behalf of Global Woman, our sponsors and nominees, we would like to sincerely thank all of our judges for donating their time to judge the Global Woman Awards 2020.
Marie Cosgrove - Global Thought Leader/ Entrepreneur 
Born into poverty, Cosgrove persevered through a tumultuous upbringing and an abusive marriage; throughout it all, she raised four children on her own while struggling to make her way in the business world.
Not only did she survive, she turned the lessons of adversity into advantage, becoming a multi-millionaire entrepreneur and innovator in the competitive field of medical devices. 
Now, she shares what she has learned --from both her successes and failures--with audiences all over the world. From students to CEO's, entrepreneurs, corporations, non-profit organizations, professional associations to clinicians Marie has the skill, talent and communication to move audiences towards action and success.
Jo Davison - Co-Founder of Blew Caw Practice  
Jo Davison is a business owner, author, speaker, wife, mum to three amazing kids and co-creator of the premier business and lifestyle event- The Blue Cow Summit.
Jo’s passion is to help others be the best they can be. She believes we are all here for a purpose, to serve, live a life we love and to leave a positive legacy. A few years after graduating with degrees in Chiropractice and setting up their first practice, Jo and husband Steve, found themselves disillusioned and burnt out. 
They decided everything had to change and sought advice and mentoring from around the world to transform their business and life.

Michael Bart Mathews - Co- founder of The Mathews Entrepreneur Group, Inc
Michael is the co- founder of The Mathews Entrepreneur Group, Inc (TMEG). The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois in the United States. He is specialized in personal financial literacy education, coaching, accountability and empowerment strategies using books, workshops, seminars, one-on-one coaching and online programs.
Early in life, Michael enrolled in the University of Hard Knocks where he failed financially. He spent his hard-earned money on his lifestyle. He filed bankruptcy, had his car repossessed, bank accounts drained, you name it, he experienced it. He decided to graduate from the University of Hard Knocks around the age of 40. He took personal financial literacy education seriously and changed how he was negatively thinking, feeling, and acting about money. He never looked back.
Michael says that, most people in my field have degrees; however, I have actual real-life experiences that have allowed me to be successful. The most exciting part of his role as CEO, Michael says, is creating new products and services from a single idea that has the capacity to positively impact the lives of others."
Michael also has 30+ years’ experience in the private and public transportation sector of Chicago. He is retired from the Chicago Transit Authority. He began playing basketball on Championship and Hall of Fame high school and college and then entered in the Pro/Amateur League in Chicago and the Professional European League, based in Salzburg Austria.
Arif Anis
The 2018 edition of the Power100 British Parliamentary Review listed Arif Anis among the 100 influential trailblazers in Europe. Author of I’MPOSSIBLE and ‘Follow Your Dreams’, speaker and executive coach Arif Anis has 20 years of experience in delivering transformational results, uplifting lives and impacting people, policies and narratives through strategy and PR in communication, governance, outreach and influence.
 Arif Anis has appeared in various programs at various TV programs. He has spoken as a contributor/ keynote at several global universities including the University of Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Hong Kong University, SOAS, London School of Economics and many others. Arif strongly believes in supporting social causes. Arif also supports HRH Prince of Wales's British Asian Trust. Arif also served as Economic Senator at European Economic Senate. 
Arif has recently founded One Million Meals campaign to serve the NHS staff and keyworkers that has received global attention. He is Trustee of world’s largest microfinance loan provider that has served around 3.5 million having disbursed above 750 million U$D.
GIOVANA VEGA -  King Juan Carlos University-certified Forex Trader, international motivational speaker
Giovana is a King Juan Carlos University-certified Forex Trader, international motivational speaker, and money mindset strategist who grew up in Peru. Arriving in Holland in 1997, she learnt Dutch, studied bookkeeping and took on a Finance job that helped her discover a passion for currency interactions.
In 2014, Giovana launched her personal journey into the world of trading and investing and has never regretted that decision. Founder also of “Trading for Women,” her business revolves around money-mindset, wealth-creation and lifestyle.
Giovana is committed to helping women take charge of their financial future. One of such ways is by creating financial awareness, something she does with her book “Trading for Success, 8 Secrets Why Women are Better Forex Traders.”
As an authority in the field of trading, Giovana helps successful female business owners understand the dynamics of wealth creation even without a financial background. With a unique model called the “Wealth Accelerator,” she teaches clients how to leverage their unique strengths to succeed in the world of financial trading.
Giovana is also author. In total, she has authored 4 books in the area of trading, leadership and empowerment. The “Phenomenal Global Woman Project,” a book Giovana co-authored, has been adapted as a film documentary and she has featured in international magazines such as “Star People” and “Global Woman Magazine.”
Giovana is the Director of Global Woman Club Amsterdam, a platform that connects professional woman around the world. Giovana is also the 2019 winner of the Global Woman Award as the Director of the Year.
Giovana has twice been a guest on Dutch National TV channel RTL4. For being an inspiration to women, she has been selected as 1 out of 10 finalists for TEDxAmsterdamWoman

Cherie Mathews - Founder and CEO of Healincomfort -Austin TX
Cherie is a former IBMer in the field of Computer Engineering and research and development. She worked on special projects for NASA and reversed engineered the latest technology before it went to market.
Cherie believes it is truly possible to change the world by taking ideas that solve problems and by putting action behind them to watch them grow. A wonderful example of this is when she co-pioneered a school-wide program to help under served students in public schools called the National School Program of The First Tee that started with only 48 students and successfully helped reach a total of ten million young people. 
She is also a twenty-year breast cancer survivor and turned a bad thing into a good thing for others, she is the Founder and CEO of an Austin, Texas-based company called Healincomfort that has won many Innovative Awards and has been nationally and internationally recognized. The name of her company Healincomfort, appropriately named because from personal experience it was the last thing that occurred. Healincomfort is dedicated to helping women and men heal in comfort and dignity after mastectomy surgery in their battle against breast cancer with her award-winning, patented, and innovative post-operative garment. 
Cherie chose to bootstrap her business as a social experiment with one thousand dollars to learn if people still believed in a good product would they share it with others and whether it was possible to grow a business organically and by word of mouth. The Healincomfort recovery garment holds two USA patents, one global patent-pending, five USA Trademarks. Healincomfort was first created to help one hundred local Austin, Texas patients, which has turned into helping over forty thousand patients throughout the USA, Canada, and the UK. Recent awards and recognition include the 2018 Exceptional Surprise Global Woman Inspirational Award, 2016 Austin Woman Magazine Woman's Way Award for Product Innovation. Healincomfort was one of the top SBA National finalists for the 2015 InnovateHER business pitch competition in Washington DC, winner of the 2015 Texas Women In Business Philanthropy and winner of the 2014 Award and Austin Woman Chamber of Commerce Blazing Star Award. Healincomfort was a Certified Woman-Owned Business with WBENC, WOSB, HUB, and nationally recognized as a WBENC Lillie Knox Foundation Award winner.
Cherie is an active member of the Amazing Women Alliance, Texas Women in Business. An International speaker in London England for “Undefeeted -Achieve the Impossible.” Recently Cherie has been active in angel investing in Women-Owned Businesses and start-ups such as Miraculum, On The Dot Woman, Cars Her Way, and (ETT) Economic Transformation Technologies. 
Cherie also serves as an advisor and partner for an exciting new dynamic QR innovation called Envision ELI Technology and has incorporated ELI technology into her post-mastectomy Healincomfort recovery garments which is a first. This disruptive technology offers breakthrough enhanced technology all within a simple one-second scan that delivers to the patient in the privacy of their own home the most powerful cancer-fighting and informative platforms in the world.

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Founder of IBM Global Service, Austin, USA
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Founder of SoulFitness, Stockholm, Sweden 
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Jeanine Hofs
Founder of Yin Energie Managment, Holland
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Valerie Prasetyo
Property Investor – Germany
VIRTUAL GLOBAL WOMAN AWARDS  10-12 JULY 2020  
VIRTUAL GLOBAL WOMAN AWARDS will be announced during the Virtual Global Woman Summit 2020 which will be broadcasted via GW Lobby App

Nominate a woman distinguished and venerated for her extraordinary work, fortitude, or noble qualities in the following categories:

Virtual Global Woman Awards 2020
  • 30th January 2020 : Nominations are Open .
  • 30th May 2020 : Nominations are closed
  • 15th June 2020 : Online voting will open
  • 12th July 2020 : Winners will be announced

Global Woman Awards 2020 will be announced at the Virtual Global Woman Summit broadcasted in the 

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