Shape the next generation of the beauty industry with L'Oréal USA!

L’Oréal USA’s Women in Digital NEXT Generation Awards connects female leaders who have the vision and discipline to transform the beauty industry. 

Applications for 2019 NEXT Generation Awards are closed, 

but the Community is always open!

Three L’Oréal Women in Digital NEXT Generation winners will be selected by a panel of esteemed judges to be awarded $25K grants each, networking and mentorship opportunities, and the opportunity to pitch L’Oréal executives and partners in NYC!

All applicants will receive ongoing support via the L’Oréal Women in Digital Community on Alice, including collaborations, expert mentorship, and resource sharing

Funding + Connections + Spotlight

Meet the Judges

Ann Miura-Ko

Founding Partner


Nicole Quinn


Lightspeed Venture Partners

Kat Manalac


Y Combinator

Cheryl Cheng

General Partner

BlueRun Ventures

Kirsten Green

Founding Partner

Forerunner Ventures

Desiree Gruber

CEO, Full Picture

Co-founder, DGNL

Gretchen Saegh


L’Oréal USA

Carol Hamilton

Group President, Acquisitions

L’Oréal USA

Lisa Price

Founder and CEO 

Carol’s Daughter

Elizabeth Gore



Sarah Kunst

Managing Director

Cleo Capital

Past Winners

Siqi Mou

Co-Founder and CEO, Hello Ava

Courtney Caldwell

COO and Co-Founder, ShearShare

Naomi Hirabayashi and Marah Lidey,

Co-Founders, Shine


Grainne Barron

CEO and Founder, Viddyad

Grace Woo

Co-founder, Pixels.IO

Morgan DeBaun 

CEO, Blavity


Sian Morson

Founder and CEO, Cast Beauty

Katherine Ryder

Founder and CEO, Maven Clinic

Rachel Tipograph

Founder and CEO, MikMak


Dr. Cynthia Breazeal

Founder and CEO, Jibo

Tania Yuki

Founder and CEO, Shareablee

Victoria Eisner

Chief Creative Officer and Co-founder, GLAMSQUAD


Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

Founder and CEO, Joyus.Com (Acquired)

Heather Marie

Founder and CEO, Shoppable

Kelsey Falter

Founder and CEO, Poptip (Acquired)


Doreen Bloch

Founder and CEO,

Bettina Hein

Founder and CEO, Pixability

Kathryn Minshew

Founder, The Muse

Sarah McIlroy


Vivian Rosenthal

Founder and CEO, Snaps


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