For the win: Rachel Mielke is this year’s EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women winner!

This week 12,000 people joined the most outstanding women entrepreneurs from North America in Palm Springs for the Ernst & Young (EY) Strategic Growth Forum – where the 2015 EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women were presented. Regina’s own Rachel Mielke was one of the 12 recipients of this competitive, prestigious award. Look’s team is delighted to see Rachel recognized for her outstanding work creating and building Hillberg & Berk.

The EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women is an elite program dedicated to propelling women forward in business. It inspires them to dream big and realize their potential. EY provides networking connections, mentorship, and resources for these motivated women.

Why women?

EY IS WORKING TOWARDS GENDER PARITY:

It will take until 2095 for women to achieve gender parity in the workplace, according to the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2014. EY, a long-standing leader in women’s economic advancement, believes this is far too long. Women. Fast forward unifies into one global accelerator our numerous programs and initiatives designed to advance women, such as Entrepreneurial Winning Women, so we can employ our collective knowledge, experiences and convening power to push ourselves further and to help accelerate the achievement of global gender parity.

Each year the program recognizes the success and the potential for future success of 12 eligible candidates who enter an executive leadership program.

Of hundreds of applicants, only 12 were selected, and Rachel Mielke was one of them.

Look has the honour of working with Rachel and her team on a daily basis. This empowering woman is exceptional; and we are proud to see her being recognized internationally.

They played my elevator pitch for over 12,000 people. It was an immense honour. The program targets high-growth potential female entrepreneurs in North America – and of hundreds of women, I was selected…

-RACHEL MIELKE

An inspiration to us all.

If anyone has been driven to achieve, it is Rachel. There is no telling what heights this powerful woman will reach in the coming years. In the last five years, she has grown her business over 600%. Each year, Hillberg & Berk donates 2.5% of profits back through global charities that support empowering women. Hillberg & Berk is a female-driven, female-focused company, whose jewellery has been worn by Queen Elizabeth as well as Michelle Obama (Sophie Grégoire, you’ll be next I’m sure).

Rachel Mielke, congratulations on being an EY Entrepreneurial Winning Woman!

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