WORLD SUMMIT YOUTH AWARD New York 2010
Young people’s digital media contributing to the UN MDG's
The WSYA (WSA Young Innovators) is a global contest and an international knowledge-network that tracks and connects outstanding digital developers and social innovators.
In September 2010, New York became a global hub for young innovators. From 630 applicants, 18 winning teams were selected in six WSYA categories:
- Fight Poverty, Hunger and Disease !
- Education for all !
- Power 2 Women !
- Create Your Culture !
- Go Green !
- Pursue Truth !
During five days the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) has brought together young people who use Internet and Mobile content to take action on the United Nations - "Millennium Development Goals "(MDGs).
- Stand Up New York City, at Lincoln Center
- Rocking the MDGs, at Hard Rock Café
- Winners Ceremony, in Roger Smith Hotel
- Media Xchange I, at Bloomberg Headquarters
- Media Xcgange II, at Wunderman Headquarters
- Meeting with UN- Gaid.
“ The combination of creativity and commitment to advance the MDGs in their own ways and communities using technology is fantastic. These young people show how to take concrete steps towards a better world.”
Peter A. Bruck, Chairman of the World Summit Award.