Highlights From Our First-Ever AWIE Honoree Luncheon


This marked an important milestone in the evolution of the Amazing Women in eCommerce (AWIE) program. Though we’ve been celebrating exceptional women in our industry for the past two years, the luncheon was our first-ever live event dedicated to honoring our nominees. What’s more, in the true spirit of AWIE, the luncheon was produced, organized, and executed by 14 women from Yotpo’s Marketing team.

As honorees and their guests mingled, posed for photos, and enjoyed great food, we kicked off the official program for the day. AWIE Event Manager Ruthie Berber began by introducing our 2020 Honorees. Of the 1,297 women nominated, the 20 diverse women selected include eight founders and co-founders, six mothers, one Ph.D, four Glossier fangirls, and 13 active supporters of diversity and inclusion.

We then moved on to our first talk, “Fearless Founders,” moderated by Priya Rao, Executive Editor and Glossy Beauty Podcast Host at Glossy, and featuring Lillian Tung, Founder a …

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