The Dona TIC Prize wants to recognize and disseminate the fundamental role of women in the TIC field and encourage more young women to study engineering and take on leadership positions in the sector.
Esther Lorente, a computer engineer and student at the Master in Innovation and Research in Informatics, has won the Student Category of the Premi 12 X 12 Dona TIC 2017.
These awards were created in 2015 to highlight the work of students and professionals in the field of new technologies, and create references for girls to see that the STEM disciplines are not an exclusively male world.
In particular, the winners of this third edition have been:
The awards ceremony was held on December 14, 2017 during the 12×12 Congress, the great year-end meeting of the entire Catalan TIC sector, organized by Tertúlia Digital and the Secretaria de Telecomunicacions, Ciberseguretat and Societat Digital.