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The Púlsar Program of the everis Foundation, recognized by the Brazil-Spain Chamber of Commerce

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The Púlsar Program Brazil has been awarded in the ‘Social Work’ category for contributing to the reduction of the gender gap. In 2018, 11 adolescent girls benefited from the initiative

The everis Foundation has been awarded for the success of the Púlsar Program in the 15th edition of the Brazil Awards, promoted by the Brazil-Spain Chamber of Commerce. The award aims to recognize the effort and commitment of individuals and institutions in strengthening bilateral relations between Brazil and Spain.

 

The Púlsar Program Brazil has been awarded in the category ‘Social Work” for its contribution to narrow the gender gap. In 2018, 11 adolescent girls benefited from the initiative.

In the other categories, José Domingo de Ampuero y Osma, president of Viscofan, has been recognized as ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’; and the Residencia Estudiantil de Madrid has received the award in the ‘Cultural Work’ category, as since 2007 it organizes the Escritor en la Residencia meeting every year, in which Brazilian writers and poets convey their knowledge and share their literary vision of reality.

The awards ceremony was held on 6 March at the Casino de Madrid and was presided over by Pompeu Andreucci Neto, Brazilian Ambassador to Spain, and José Gasset Loring, President of the Brazil-Spain Chamber of Commerce.

everis Foundation and the Púlsar Program

The everis Foundation aims to support and promote talent, entrepreneurship and innovation by putting the company's capabilities at the service of education and science projects. The Púlsar Program connects teenage girls between the ages of 15 and 18 with a network of female role models who help them discover and develop their talent to achieve their professional goals. Its main purpose is to assist the teenagers to continue their formative itinerary, without limiting their objectives to any gender condition.

Púlsar Program mentors are women referents in the most diverse areas of society (education, business, economy, social inclusion) who are committed to reducing social gender differences. Púlsar is based on a methodology that relies on the ‘learning by doing’ model, geared towards the promotion of curiosity, exploration, discovery, interaction and the development of contacts.

 

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