Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist
Yann Borgstedt is a Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist. Born and raised in Geneva, he pursued his studies in the USA. He has created, invested in and managed a wide range of companies in real estate development, relocation and storage in France, England and Switzerland.
In 2005, he created the Womanity Foundation, which focuses on the empowerment of women in Afghanistan, Brazil, India, the Middle East and North Africa region and elsewhere.
Yann also sits on the board of the "EDGE", a Swiss Foundation working towards equal professional opportunities for men and women. He has a small portfolio of social investments, as with www.microdon.org, www.mymela.com and www.twodegreesfood.com. Yann is a member of the Young Presidents Organization.