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  • Salvador Tasqué, new director general of the FPdGi
    01/07/2021

    Salvador Tasqué, new director general of the FPdGi

    Last Thursday 1 July, coinciding with the 2020-2021 FPdGi Awards ceremony at CaixaForum in Barcelona, the ordinary meeting of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, under the presidency of HM the King, approved the appointment of Salvador Tasqué as Director General of the Foundation (replacing Mònica Margarit Ribalta).

  • Ten stories of leadership demonstrate young people’s leading role nowadays
    01/07/2021

    Ten stories of leadership demonstrate young people’s leading role nowadays

    The winners of the 2020 and 2021 Awards received their prizes in an audiovisual ceremony focusing on the new generation’s capacity for transformation after COVID-19.

  • Colombian social entrepreneur Juan David Aristizábal, 2021 International Award
    FPdGi Awards 10/05/2021

    Colombian social entrepreneur Juan David Aristizábal, 2021 International Award

    The winner was chosen for “supporting young people in Latin America through training, education, technology and an entrepreneurial spirit”, and for transforming personal adversity into a virtue by leveraging it to create social projects for the common good.

  • Biotechnologist César de la Fuente Núñez, FPdGi Scientific Research Award
    FPdGi Awards 29/04/2021

    Biotechnologist César de la Fuente Núñez, FPdGi Scientific Research Award

    The winner was chosen for his leadership and outstanding scientific work in the field of computational biology, which unites extraordinary scientific productivity with the capacity to transfer the technology developed.

  • Founder of the NGO NASCO Feeding Minds, Ousman Umar, 2021 Princess of Girona Foundation Social Award
    FPdGi Awards 15/04/2021

    Founder of the NGO NASCO Feeding Minds, Ousman Umar, 2021 Princess of Girona Foundation Social Award

    The winner was chosen for “constructing a transformative project that brings education, technology and alliances together to deliver solutions to the migratory phenomenon”. The jury also praised him for his “exemplary work, resilience, spirit of self-improvement and for seizing the opportunities offered by society through great personal effort”.

  • Lucía Goy Mastromiechele, 2021 FPdGi Business Award
    FPdGi Awards 17/03/2021

    Lucía Goy Mastromiechele, 2021 FPdGi Business Award

    Founding partner of law firm Goy Gentile Abogados, the winner was chosen for her brilliant academic record followed by her solid professional development that has resulted in an extremely promising business project. The winner’s name was announced this morning during an event held in Toledo and streamed online, which was attended by HM the Queen of Spain, among other honoured guests.

  • Veterinarian and writer María Sánchez Rodríguez, 2021 FPdGi Arts and Literature Award
    FPdGi Awards 04/03/2021

    Veterinarian and writer María Sánchez Rodríguez, 2021 FPdGi Arts and Literature Award

    The winner was chosen for “her work as a poet, writer and activist in defence of rural culture, and particularly the forgotten role of women in the countryside”. The winner’s name was announced this morning during a virtual event.

  • Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat, 2020 FPdGi International Award
    FPdGi Awards 04/05/2020

    Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat, 2020 FPdGi International Award

    The jury recognised the work of this young man who is developing technological solutions for cleaning up plastic in the world’s oceans and rivers through The Ocean Cleanup foundation. • The winner stands out for his capacity to tackle one of the most important global environmental threats using “innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and a continuous search for technological solutions”

  • Entrepreneur Pepita Marín Rey-Stolle, 2020 FPdGi Business Award
    FPdGi Awards 26/03/2020

    Entrepreneur Pepita Marín Rey-Stolle, 2020 FPdGi Business Award

    The winner was chosen for “bringing tradition and modernity together by turning the ancient craft of knitting into a modern hobby” through her company We Are Knitters (WAK)

  • Director and screenwriter Guillermo García López, FPdGi Arts and Literature Award
    FPdGi Awards 12/03/2020

    Director and screenwriter Guillermo García López, FPdGi Arts and Literature Award

    The jury highlighted his commitment to “looking beyond frontiers” and the way the winner “focuses his attention on pressing social issues”, such as migration and climate change. The Foundation’s award joins the Goya and Doc Spain Award (Seminci Film Festival) García López received in 2017.

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