Entrepreneurial Sisters & LA PEAU Skincare : Irma and Carla Khanjian

ambitionOne.org is proud to share this success story about two game changing entrepreneurs,  Irma and Carla Khanjian, who used their skills and determination to develop a revolutionizing skin care business; LA PEAU. The ambitionOne initiative is build on the believe that people make a difference, Irma and Carla are living proof of that.

“In today’s competitive marketplace – it is possible to succeed without the millions spent on advertising campaigns, without any external financing, without a large team; yes it is possible to succeed if we share an unparalleled passion, if we believe in ourselves and if we are not afraid of many sleepless nights…”


Bayer, the no.1 most reputable pharmaceutical company is an AmbitionOne highscorer with 22 admiration points! Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. The growing and increasingly aging world population requires improved medical care and an adequate supply of food. Bayer is improving people’s quality of life by preventing, alleviating and treating diseases. And we are helping to provide a reliable supply of high-quality food, feed and plant-based raw materials.

FORBES 2016 – 12 most reputable pharmaceutical companies

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RITUAL 19 points – There are plenty of vitamins out there, but Katerina Schneider realized after taking a closer look that too many of them have outdated formulations. For example, most people get enough vitamin C in their diets that it’s not necessary to have in a vitamin, Schneider told TechCrunch. Instead, her new startup, Ritual, sources its ingredients from different parts of the world and puts together the best blend of only what’s necessary. Funding: $1.3 million from Upfront Ventures, FF Angel, Rivet Ventures


PFIZER 19 points – Good health is vital to all of us, and finding sustainable solutions to the most pressing health care challenges of our world cannot wait. That’s why we at Pfizer are committed to applying science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to provide access to safe, effective and affordable medicines and related health care services to the people who need them.



Abbott is active in the Health category, and recognized for the impact they’ve had on people with diabetes and heart disease around the world. ABBOTT scores 16 ambitionOne admiration points:

  • A: 3 – employee satisfaction, inspiring leadership
  • B: 3 – customer satisfaction, brand strength, product leadership
  • C: 3 – innovation capability, forward looking strategy
  • D: 2 – sustainability
  • E: 5 – profitability, excellent execution, continuous improvement