Awards

Recognition of new initiatives that generate social innovation using technology

For six years, Cibervoluntarios Foundation promotes and organizes the Empodera Awards. These awards recognize Changemakers new initiatives to push them to achieve maximum impact. Any project born during 2016 that carries out a social use of technology generating a citizen empowerment initiative, can apply. The next call will open in 2017.

EMPODERA AWARDS 2017

The awards are divided in three categories selected from new projects born between January 2016 to June 2017. The awards categories are:

Empowera Award 2017

Cibervoluntarios Foundation selects 10 finalists among the candidates submitted to the awards based on originality, innovation and sustainability

Empowera 2017 Audience Award

The most voted project on Facebook receives the Audience Award

Empowera 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

The Empodera Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded by Cibervoluntarios Foundation to a person or entity whose work has made a major contribution or has been a source of inspiration in the socio-technological innovation field. The winners are directly selected by an experts jury at Cibervoluntarios Foundation.

The registration period for the next awards will be opened soon. So stay tuned.

EMPODERA AWARD PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

2018

Empodera X SDGs
 

2017

Making by Hacking: Citizens of change creating the future now
 

2016

Civic Technology
 

2016

Innovation for citizen empowerment using ICT
 

2011

Innovation for citizen empowerment using ICT
 

2012

Redvolution: the power of connected citizens
 

2013

Cyberoptimism: connected to an attitude
 

2015

Innovación ciudadana: inteligencia colectiva
 

Empodera Award 2015 of the Public

“Comiéndote a besos”: First interactive tale about HIV The interactive story “Comiéndote a besos” aims to facilitate communication serostatus to sex partners affective and reduce stigma against people with HIV. The book has been downloaded by over 22,000 people. Imaginamas Association