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Isabelle Bordry: Follow Your Passion!

By Elena Lysak

Isabelle Bordry is well-known in the world of the French Digital Media. At the dawn of the Internet era, she launched in France one of the once most important search engines, Yahoo! Directory.

She became the Managing Director of Yahoo ! France and General Operations Director of Yahoo! Europe.

Today, Isabelle is the owner of innovative Marketing company. She is a Business Angel and a leader of Nous Citoyens initiative in the region of Ile-de-France.

In the interview with Madame Success, Isabelle shared the secret to having a successful high-flying career and a happy family life.

Assia Benziane: Life with no regrets

By Elena Lysak

Assia Benziane is Deputy Mayor for women’s rights and equality of the Eastern Parisian suburb Fontenay-sous-Bois. At the age of 17, she became the founder of several schools for women in Algeria. Today, this radiantly positive 26-year-old woman is actively involved in local politics. She is the elected member of the Municipal Council; she also runs her own association in France. Assia talks to us about her mission to promote equal rights and opportunities for all women and girls and she sheds light on how to live life with no regrets.

Chiara Condi – Led by HER to Success

By Olga FROMENTIN

Chiara Condi is founder and president of Led by HER association, created in 2014 in Paris. The purpose of this organization is to help women who have suffered from violence rebuild their lives through entrepreneurship. Led by HER is currently a unique program in this area in France. 

Chiara is a young, dynamic Italian, who grew up in an Italian-American family. This alumnus of Harvard, Sciences Po, and LSE is an everyday changemaker in the field of female business and entrepreneurship. Chiara tells us why helping vulnerable women is an important mission in her life, how she started, and why it is important to better understand yourself and use your strengths and talents to move forward. 

Maryse Viseur: A Woman Who Dares

By Elena LYSAK

M
aryse Viseur is the President of the French organisation Femme Avenir. She is also known in the world of sports as an International referee in Canoe/Kayak. This extraordinary woman was awarded the highest French civilian distinction, Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour). Subsequently, she was recognised for her service to France with the insignia of Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Mérite (Knight of the National Order of Merit). Notwithstanding, she doesn’t see herself exceptional. She doesn’t like to talk about success per se, but she believes courage opens every door.