EmpowerWISM2024: deadline for entries is 6 February

Judging panel announced for 4th edition of Empower Women in Shared Mobility
Mobility as a Service / January 24, 2024
By Adam Hill
Women in transport shared mobility empowerment
#EmpowerWISM is designed to promote early-stage female-founded mobility companies

The fourth edition of the Empower Women in Shared Mobility programme has launched.

Entries must be in by 6 February, 2024 - apply here - after which the top five finalists will be announced.

The international initiative is designed to promote early-stage female-founded mobility companies, with the winner highlighted for 12 months as part of a prize package which includes an interview in ITS International.

Last year's winner was Kari Anne Solfjeld Eid, founder of e-cargo bike subscription service Whee!

To be eligible for #EmpowerWISM2024 companies must:

1. provide a product, service or technology usable for personal mobility/transportation (can be in shared mobility, but doesn't have to be)
2. have at least one female co-founder and C-level executive. Additional points are given for more female representation.
3. be less than five years old

At the end of the application, there is a one-minute-long elevator video pitch: applications must include the video in order to be considered.

The winner will be announced at the 8th edition of the Autonomy Mobility World Expo in Paris on 20 March.

Any further questions, email: [email protected]

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