Levers in Heels selected as Best National Digital Solution for international World Summit Awards in the category Inclusion & Empowerment

Levers in Heels selected as Best National Digital Solution for international World Summit Awards in the category Inclusion & Empowerment
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Accra/Salzburg, 02 October 2018

Levers in Heels was nominated as best national digital solution for Ghana for the international World Summit Awards (WSA). The World Summit Awards are a global initiative selecting digital innovation making positive impact on society. With this nomination in the category Inclusion & Empowerment, Levers in Heels qualifies for evaluation among over 400 international projects by the WSA Jury 2018.

Levers in Heels was nominated as best national digital solution for Ghana for the international World Summit Awards.

Levers in Heels is Africa’s leading digital platform highlighting rising African women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Run by Ghanaian women in STEM advocate, Larisa Bowen-Dodoo, its mission is to give a voice to African women in STEM, examining the barriers these women face from every angle in their respective countries, while amplifying their achievements to inspire and empower the next generation of African female STEM leaders.

The WSA nominees 2018 show the richness, diversity and innovation of digital solutions on a global scale and prove how digital technology can improve society on each corner of the world. The WSA 2018 nominees will be evaluated based on seven fundamentals criteria: Content, Functionality, Design, Technology, Innovation, Impact and Global/UN value.

Each year, WSA nominees are selected by the WSA National Experts from more than 180 UN member states. The WSA National Experts nominate up to eight projects for each country – one for every WSA category.

A nomination to the WSA hence is already and award in itself – the qualification to compete and be presented on an international level and being the best practice in Inclusion & Empowerment nationally.

About the WSA

The World Summit Award is a global initiative within the framework of the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). WSA is the only ICT event worldwide, that reaches the mobile community in over 180 countries. WSA highlights digital content improving society and focusses on local content with global relevance.

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