Three outstanding Filipina entrepreneurs were among the highlight of Lazada’s recently concluded Forward Women Awards.

The women behind popular and successful local, e-commerce companies Lucky HR, Papemelroti, and Sundals bagged the top honors in the second iteration of the prestigious award-giving event. 

Leading the list of awardees is Lucky HR’s Monalisa Go, who took home the Lazada Forward Woman of the Year (Philippines) Award. 

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Next is Elyse Janina Pilapil-Juan of popular craft-store Papemelroti, who received the Bricks to Clicks Tech Adopter Award.

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And third, Evan Maderazo of local shoe brand Sundals was honored with the runner-up place for the Inspiring Award. 

For this year’s event, Lazada put the spotlight on 18 inspiring women entrepreneurs from the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia, who found success in its virtual market platform through challenging social norms, finding their niche, and breaking down barriers. 

Here’s the full list of winners:

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The event coincided with the celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8 and was held at Lazada’s flagship office, Singapore headquarters, and Lazada One. 

It was broadcasted on the LazLive channel in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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