WSA Young Innovators Winners 2020
WSA Young Innovators is a special recognition for young social entrepreneurs under 26 years of age, using ICTs to take action on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Together with the WSA winners of each year, they are honored as outstanding digital innovation with social impact.
The WSA Young Innovators call closed this year with nearly 270 applications from 76 countries. An especially selected youth expert jury evaluated all applications carefully and selected 5 WSA Young Innovators.
The 5 winners of the WSA Young Innovators 2020 have a strong trend focusing on health impact solutions around the globe - ranging from Messages and Voice services about prenatal conditions using six indigenous languages for pregnant women and nursing mothers in Nigeria to making dentistry e-learning accessible for those who do not have access to proper equipment and laboratories in Syria. Creative use of digital innovation makes the top 5 young entrepreneurs under the age of 26 exceptional impact change makers worldwide.
Together with the 40 winners of WSA, the winners of the WSA Young Innovators 2020 will present their solutions and get awarded at the WSA Global Congress 2021, March 22-24, 2021.