Launch in Rio

June 16, 2012

Rio de Janeiro, 16th June: Ulrike Wahl, Managing Director of the Siemens Stiftung (left), and Barbara Kux, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Siemens Stiftung (right), jointly launched the worldwide competition “empowering people. Award” aimed at identifying and granting better access to appropriate technological solutions as one of the key levers for sustainable development.

Caroline Weimann
Caroline Weimann

Caroline Weimann is member of the “empowering people. Award” team at the Siemens Stiftung (foundation). She studied International Law, Economics and Diplomacy at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London as well as Languages and Literature at the University of Oxford. Before joining the Siemens Stiftung, she worked on health and development issues at the European Commission and at a consultancy firm for non-profit organizations.


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