Last week, I had the honour to be mentioned in the 2015 #12x12donatic awards to Women in Information & Technologies, in the category “research & academia”.
The goal of these awards is to recognize the role of women in professional, business and academic domains related to information and communication technologies. They are organized by Tertulia digital, idigital, an initiative from the Catalan Government for digital innovation, the observatory for women, entreprise and economy of Cambra de Commerç de Barcelona and Sinergia digital marketing.
In the speeches, all women were passionate about their work and mentioned our wish that we won’t need prizes like that in the future as the women will be very present in everyday media. That’s why initiative such as Girls in Lab, promoting the interest of girls for technology, are so relevant. I had the chance to participate as a volunteer in a hackathon they organized at UPF with the following leit motiv: