30 May,2023 | Blog post

Safe YOU Wins European Young Innovators Award 2022/23 at World Summit Awards


Safe YOU Armenia

[Graz, 28th April] – Safe YOU, a pioneering social impact startup, is thrilled to announce its remarkable achievement as the winner of the European Young Innovators Award 2022/23 at the prestigious World Summit Awards (WSA) European Young Innovators Festival held in Graz, Austria.

From April 26th to 28th, the WSA brought together a dynamic community of European entrepreneurs, students, experts, and international founders, along with the vibrant local Styrian startup scene, for the European Young Innovators Festival. The festival served as a platform for connecting individuals who utilize digital technology to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

During this immersive event, Safe YOU had the opportunity to engage with fellow Young Innovators from around the world, forging meaningful connections and collaborations. Notable participants included Spiritus I WeUse I Teachers Lead Tech I DBOX I Code for Romania I Purency I AILEM I diGIRLab I carexchange I Kontekt I EduCat I Girls Future Ready | The Oater 

Culminating in a grand awards ceremony, the festival celebrated the best innovative technological solutions with a profound social impact. Safe YOU was humbled and honored to be selected as the European Champions of the festival, sharing this remarkable recognition with their esteemed colleagues from Girls Future Ready.

The World Summit Awards is a prestigious awards system that recognizes and promotes local digital innovation aimed at enhancing society. The initiative was launched in 2003 during the UN World Summit on the Information Society (UN WSIS) in Geneva, Switzerland. Graz, renowned as a city of human rights, design, culture, and situated in the heart of the Green Tech Valley, served as an ideal host for this influential festival. The city's vibrant ecosystem, including universities and innovation agencies, provided a conducive environment for fostering collaboration and nurturing innovation.

Safe YOU takes immense pride in representing Armenia at this distinguished event and being acknowledged as one of Europe's foremost young innovative teams. This achievement further solidifies their commitment to leveraging technology for positive social change, particularly in addressing gender-based violence and empowering women and girls. As Safe YOU continues its groundbreaking work, the team remains dedicated to driving meaningful impact, creating a safer and more equitable world for all.