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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).

 

 

Program Highlights:

  • 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.

 

PROGRAM

 

 

More photos here!

 

“ 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.

 

KEY PARTICIPANTS

Ubaydli Ubaydli

Chairman

Arab ICT Union

Bahrain

Ivo Ivanovski

Director of M&A, International Affairs and Regulation

Telekom Austria Group

North Macedonia

Jak Boumans

Managing Director

Electronic Media Reporting

Netherlands

Ramon Garza

President/CEO

Indigo Brainmedia

Mexico

Effat El Shooky

Director of Online Distance Learning Program, Cairo Regional Center for Training on Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa -CCCPA- Cairo

Egypt

Mario Franco

Founder

Millennium@EDU

Portugal

Rudy Laddaga

Entrepreneur

Gnius Club

Mexico

Peter A. Bruck

WSA Chairman

World Summit Awards

Austria

Jennifer Corriero

Co-founder and Executive Director

TakingITGlobal

Canada

Alex Hung

CEO

Crossover International Co. Ltd.

China

Alfredo Ronchi

Gerneral Secretary

MEDICI Framework

Italy

Manar Al Hashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist ; Secretary General Arab eContent Award

DotDesign

Kuwait