Press Room

everis foundation, first prize for ‘Best Practice of Social Mentoring’

programa Pulsar

The Spanish Mentoring Network has recognized the Púlsar Program of the everis Foundation as the best social mentoring program for its transforming impact on society.

The Púlsar Program of the everis Foundation has been recognized today as the ‘Best Practice of Social Mentoring’ by the Spanish Mentoring Network. The award ceremony took place during the 2019 International Mentoring Meeting held in Madrid and promoted by the CEOE, the Royal Academy of Engineering, Capital Radio and the Camilo José Cela University.

The Púlsar Program responds to a global need: to reduce the gender gap. To this end, the program offers individualized mentoring by referent female role models in different fields that inspire teenage girls who, for different reasons, face limitations to achieve their goals.

The award recognizes the impact of this Program - which has been running for 4 years in Spain, Brazil and Peru - as it fosters the self-confidence of teenagers and allows them to discover and develop their potential. Púlsar empowers girls to continue their educational journey and provides them with tools to avoid dropping out of school. 

In addition, the Spanish Mentoring Network recognizes Púlsar for its national and international projection, for its support for adolescence, for the high profile of the mentors who guide and accompany the girls, for its mission to reduce the gender gap and for its own methodology, which is rigorous and offers key training to guide and support mentors to undertake mentoring.  

Julio Rodríguez Díaz, CEO of the Spanish Mentoring Network, points out that the Púlsar Program ‘focuses on teenage girls, which is one of the most vulnerable groups in today’s society. The participation of parents, tutors and educational institutions and their well-defined methodology guarantees rigor and professional skill to address this generous support’.

Karla Alarcón, Director of the everis Foundation, states that ‘for the Foundation, this award is one more reason to remain committed to the program. Púlsar allows mentees to know a reality they can dream of. Thus, they may ask themselves those vital questions that transform their life and the lives of those around them. This knowledge is the best reward we can get’.

Sixth Edition of the International Mentoring Meeting

The Spanish Mentoring Network is a referent platform in Spain and Latin America that aims to promote and develop social mentoring within organizations, among entrepreneurs and among students in the academic world.

This sixth edition of the international meeting was attended by journalist Luis Vicente Muñoz, CEO of Capital Radio, and twelve expert speakers who shared the best practices in the organizational, academic, social and entrepreneurial fields.

 

Events

Saturday 24 October 2020
Chile everis Award: closing of the call
Friday 30 October 2020
Premio Empreenda Saúde Brasil: Final Event
Thursday 05 November 2020
everis Colombia Award: final event

Last News

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 09:04
An algorithm for early detection of Covid-19 in remote areas wins 2020 global everis award

In its decision, the jury has valued both the technological innovation of Arkangel AI, and its enormous impact on health and care in areas where access to medical care and health prevention is scarce.

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 18:00
A software that quickly detects diseases such as malaria or COVID-19, wins the Colombia 2020 everis Award

The winner, Arkangel AI, will represent Colombia in the international phase of the 2020 everis Awards.

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 14:02
A medical technology provider for health workers in developing countries, wins the first edition of the everis Awards Nederland 2020

everis Netherlands and the everis foundation announced Goal 3 as the winner of the first edition of the everis Awards Nederland.

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 11:57
A system to detect heart problems early and non-invasively wins the 2020 Spanish everis Award for entrepreneurship

IDOVEN has developed a solution based on Artificial Intelligence in the cloud with washable technology with which it will be possible to detect, early on, cardiac arrhythmias and sudden death, an ailment that affects more than 30,000 people a year in Spain.