Salvador Tasqué, new director general of the FPdGi
5 July 2021
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).
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”.
Lucía Goy Mastromiechele, 2021 FPdGi Business Award
17 March 2021
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.