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 Hot Mommas Regional Winner 2012-2013

Global Case Study Competition: World’s Largest Women’s Case Study Library Features Role Models, Mentors.

May 2013

Kristina is proud and honoured to take part in this Global competition and be role model and help to increase the confidence thousands of women across 121 countries & counting. 

Congratulations. Your submission to the Hot Mommas® Project has been judged and you are officially the Regional Winner: Northern Europe for the 2012-2013 Hot Mommas Project Case Competition, representing your home country of Lithuania. Reading your case was like watching a movie. It could be a movie! It was humble, and big, and grey, and colorful, all at the same time. You took us there. Thank you for sharing with us!

Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV May 7, 2013– As Mother’s Day approaches, the Hot Mommas® Project announces the winners of its 2012-13 case study competition in which dynamic women from around the world shared their stories to serve as virtual mentors and role models. “You don’t need to be a momma to be a ‘Hot Momma.’ Our venture celebrates diverse, dynamic women around the globe,” said Kathy Korman Frey, founder of the Hot Mommas® Project and Entrepreneur in Residence at the George Washington University School of Business, Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence. . All winners, finalists, and authors will be honored in the Fall at the George Washington University School of Business.

Cases include personal challenges such as work-life balance and “aha moments” in addition to traditional business lessons.

Cases were judged by a panel of globally-recognized leaders in business, government, media, academia and nonprofit sectors including Lesley Jane Seymour, Editor in Chief of MORE Magazine, Maryam Banikarim, Chief Marketing Officer of Gannett, Diane Tomb, President and CEO of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Ellen Thrasher, Head of the Small Business Association’s Office of Entrepreneurship, Princess Fay Al Jahan Ara, President of the RACH Charity Foundation, and Katherine Johnson, former Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing for the Oprah Winfrey Network.

The Hot Mommas® Project was conceptualized in 2002 and founded in 2005 to fill a gap in the education system: Scalable access to role models, particularly female ones. It is the recipient of a national Coleman Foundation Case Award, and was founded by a experienced executive and Harvard Business School case author who is the instructor of the nationally award-winning Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership class at the George Washington University School of Business. The Hot Mommas Project is included in the mission of the school’s Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence. The project partners with women’s organizations, universities, corporations, and institutions to teach its confidence-building, mentor programming, and leadership curriculum.

“To bring cutting-edge mentoring and leadership to your organization.”