Women in Tech Switzerland is proud to announce that it has been awarded the Business and Entrepreneurship Award at the Global Summit for Women 2023.
— Safia Agueni
BASEL, SWITZERLAND, July 26, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — The two-day Global Summit occasion came about in Paris on Might twenty second and twenty third 2023, and noticed the gathering of leaders from across the globe to attach, encourage, and catalyze collective efforts to behave for a extra inclusive, sustainable, and progressive STEAM ecosystem. This occasion celebrated girls internationally who’re the Shakers, Makers, and Innovators of our new society and financial system with the theme ‘HERstory in the Making’.
The Award for Business and Entrepreneurship acknowledges organizations which have demonstrated excellent achievement in selling girls’s entrepreneurship, management, and innovation.
WIT Switzerland was acknowledged for its progressive packages and initiatives which have helped to empower and help girls in the expertise trade in Switzerland. The group has performed a key function in selling gender variety in the tech sector by offering mentorship, networking alternatives, profession improvement assets, and advocacy help for ladies.
Safia Agueni, Chapter & PR Lead at WIT Switzerland, said, ‘We’re extremely honored to obtain this award and to be acknowledged for our work in selling gender variety and equality in the tech trade’. The exhausting work and dedication of our members, volunteers, and companions, all of whom have contributed considerably to the development of our mission, are acknowledged with this award.
Women in Tech Switzerland was based in 2021, and it has since grown to change into one of many largest and most influential organizations for ladies in the expertise trade in Switzerland. Its group consists of folks from a variety of backgrounds, together with entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, builders, designers, entrepreneurs, and extra.
With the target of inspiring extra ladies and girls to embrace Tech and STEM in Switzerland, the group has expanded its membership base to over 5,000 folks, by launching greater than 25 occasions and packages, providing alternatives to study from senior leaders, networking occasions, mentoring packages, and supporting key teaching programs.
‘We consider that variety and inclusion are vital to the success of the tech trade, and we’re dedicated to working with our companions and stakeholders to advertise these values,’ says Safia. ‘We’re grateful to the Global Summit for uplifting and recognizing our efforts, and we sit up for persevering with our work to empower and help girls in tech in Switzerland and around the globe’.
The Business and Entrepreneurship Award is a major achievement for WIT Switzerland and it has gone a protracted strategy to show the significance of selling gender variety and equality in this trade. By offering help and assets for ladies in tech, WIT Switzerland helps to create a extra inclusive and various trade that may drive innovation and progress for years to come back.
One other spotlight of the occasion was the announcement of UN Women and Women in Tech Global Motion partnering as much as empower girls and ladies in ICT throughout Europe and Central Asia. UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, Alia El-Yassir, and Ayumi Moore Aoki, Founder, President and CEO of Women in Tech, signed a memorandum of understanding between the two entities to advance girls and ladies in ICT. UN Women and Women in Tech will cooperate to extend consciousness on points of ladies and ladies in applied sciences in the Europe and Central Asian Area; construct capability of ladies and ladies in ICT-related fields; mobilize help for ladies and ladies in applied sciences, and advocate with governments, non-public sector, improvement companions and different stakeholders for creating enabling legislative and coverage frameworks for elevated engagement of ladies and ladies in applied sciences in the area.
ABOUT Women in Tech® Global Summit: HERstory, in the making
The Women in Tech Global Summit is a 2-day occasion that came about on the twenty second and twenty third of Might 2023 in Paris. The theme ‘HERstory in the Making’, celebrates girls internationally who’re the Shakers, Makers, and Innovators of our new society and financial system. The Summit kicked off in Paris for two days of content material. Its intention is to attach, encourage and catalyze collective efforts to behave for a extra inclusive, sustainable, and progressive STEAM ecosystem. https://womenintech-summit.com
ABOUT WOMEN IN TECH SWITZERLAND
Women in Tech Switzerland was based in 2021 and has as goal to encourage extra ladies and girls to embrace Tech and STEM in Switzerland by providing them alternatives to study from senior Leaders, networking occasions, mentoring packages and supporting key teaching programs. Our mission is to empower girls in the nation to embrace STEM, the place we foster an inclusive and equitable ecosystem for all. Since 2021 it has launched greater than 25 occasions and packages and counts practically 5.000 members. www.womenintechswitzerland.com
About UN Women:
UN Women is the United Nations entity devoted to gender equality and the empowerment of ladies. A worldwide champion for ladies and ladies, UN Women was established to speed up progress on assembly their wants worldwide.
About Women in Tech:
Women in Tech is a world non-profit group on a mission to shut the gender hole and to assist girls embrace expertise. The group focuses on 4 main areas which might be a name for motion: Schooling, Business, Social Inclusion, Advocacy. The intention is to teach, equip and empower girls and ladies with the required abilities and confidence to succeed in STEM profession fields.
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