THE WHAT? Shiseido-owned Cle de Peau Beaute is reaffirming its commitment to advocating for girls’ education through the 2020 edition of its Power of Radiance Awards.
THE DETAILS In line with social distancing measures, the second annual event was held virtually. This year, the brand recognized the remarkable achievements of Binita Shrestha and Pratiksha Pandey, the women behind Women in STEM Nepal.
The virtual program also featured a panel discussion with Shrestha and Pandey joined by Humanitarian, Model and Actress Toni Garrn; Entrepreneur and Digital Content Creator Chriselle Lim; Model, Beauty Pageant Titleholder, NASA Datanaut and Director of Space Apps DC Fionnghuala O’Reilly; as well as TV Personality and Actress Chiaki Horan.
THE WHY? Through the awards, the Japanese make-up brand hopes to remove education barriers bought about by the pandemic, which have negatively impacted learning continuity. “At Clé de Peau Beauté, we believe that the key to a better world is to unlock the potential of girls through education. The ‘Power of Radiance Awards’ celebrates the power of individuals who have taken action to drive positive change in their communities through education. By shining the light on the radiance of Binita Shrestha and Pratiksha Pandey, we hope to inspire others to join us in empowering future generations of girls through STEM education, so that they too can pave the way for a more radiant society that is equal and fair,” said Yukari Suzuki, Chief Brand Officer of Clé de Peau Beauté.