In total, 377 applications were received, of which 23 winners were selected.
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With the Tec Woman Award , the Tecnológico de Monterrey recognized 23 women for their leadership, trajectory and positive impact both in their community and globally.
Students, graduates, collaborators, teachers and directors from the entire Tec de Monterrey community participated in the call. In total, 377 applications were received, of which 23 winners were selected through a jury.
“The women of our society have different identities and contexts that must be heard and taken into account for their flourishing and human development,” said Salvador Alva, president of the Tecnológico de Monterrey during the ceremony.
The winners received the “Muliere Amete” statuette, designed by Estudio C37 – EXATEC entrepreneurial women -, which is inspired by the bronze statue “ La Niña sin Miedo ”, by Kristen Visbal, located on Wall Street, as a symbol of leadership , memory, effort and courage; It is an abstract piece made of white liquid stone that represents the innovation and empowerment of women.
According to a statement, the institution joins the national and global reflection in the framework of International Women's Day , which recognizes women who have played a key role in history to achieve rights and achieve progress towards favor of gender equality.
Salvador Alva concluded with a message to the winners: “Today I tell you that your leadership is transforming all corners of the world. And for that, we thank them. ”