María Sánchez Rodríguez, 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.
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.
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”.
César de la Fuente Núñez, 2021 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.
Juan David Aristizábal, FPdGi 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.
Guillermo García López, 2020 FPdGi Arts and Literature Award
The winner was chosen for his “versatility as a cinema producer, writer and director and his strong social and humanitarian commitment on a multinational and global scale”.
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)
Rubén Darío Costa Riquelme, 2020 FPdGi Scientific Research Award
The winner was chosen for the originality of his research in the field of LEDs with biological components, designed to reduce environmental impact.
Guillermo Martínez Gauna-Vivas, 2020 FPdGi Social Award
Martínez, who designs and sends 3D-printed prostheses to economically disadvantaged people all over the world through his Ayúdame3D project, was chosen for ‘his inspiring work to make revolutionary 3D printing technology accessible to vulnerable people’.
Boyan Slat, 2020 FPdGi International Award
Slat was chosen for tackling some of the global environmental problems posed by pollution from plastics in the world's oceans and rivers with innovation, entrepreneurship and a constant quest for technological solutions
- All award winners