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Colombian social entrepreneur Juan David Aristizábal, 2021 International Award
10 May 2021
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
29 April 2021
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
15 April 2021
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”.