Asociacion Innovactoras-Winner of WSIS Prize-category 11-International and regional cooperation
One of the major highlights of the annual World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) Forum is the awarding of the prestigious WSIS Prizes.
These highly sought-after awards recognize outstanding initiatives from governments, the private sector, civil society and academia that channel the contributions of information and communication technologies (ICTs) towards the betterment of society.
Now in its ninth edition, the WSIS Prizes winners represent the year’s most innovative and high-impact projects from around the world that demonstrate the vital role of ICTs in achieving the United Nation. This year’s theme is “Fostering digital transformation and global partnerships: WSIS Action Lines for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”
The WSIS Forum is co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP, and in close partnership with other UN organizations.s’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Action Line C11 – International & regional cooperation-5 projects
Winner: Asociación Innovactoras, Spain
“Innovactoras” started as a social responsibility project of Happeninn. Today it is a platform of innovators women from different realities of the 21st : science, technology, business, education and society. 51 North and South references (16 countries) are already inspiring innovation around the world Objectives: Organizations to have inspiring and current examples of women in STEAM careers, to encourage innovation in their environments. Connects, promotes and supports women innovators. Award a prize to a young Innovactora every year. 100 inspiring Innovactoras of 25 countries by 2020. Sustainable with public private founds
Project website https://innovactoras.eu/#up