Case study at the European Youth Event 2023

Matteo Carbone

by Matteo Carbone

The EYE (European Youth Event) brings together over 10,000 young people from across the European Union and the world at the European Parliament in Strasbourg and online to share and shape their ideas on the future of Europe.

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It is a unique opportunity for girls and boys aged 16 to 30 to interact, inspire each other and exchange their views with experts, activists, influencers and decision-makers right in the heart of European democracy.

EYE2023, the fifth edition of the event, took place on 9 and 10 June in live and online mode in Strasbourg.

Among the projects presented and discussed in front of the prestigious public, our UNA Women was also selected as an observation and study case at the European level regarding using open data to create an innovative and egalitarian economy for women.

The embryonic solution of the platform, designed to support the recovery of female mobility after the Covid-19 pandemic, began its journey with a double prize at the EU Datathon 2021 contest in the categories "An economy that works for people" and "Most voted app by the public".

Months later, the motivation to contribute our technology to a better future for women remains a driving force.

Among the initiatives planned, there will be various workshops at universities and associations in favour of female empowerment, the restyling of the platform and the presence at various institutional events of the sectors concerned.

“What matters most to us, in addition to providing qualitatively valid opportunities for young women, is to create a community that can be reflected in our own values and that is able to act as a community to address problems such as the gender gap. Following this aim, we are starting to create a communication asset made up of physical events, a website and social networks to bring our message to the general public in a simple and stimulating way. Realizing that you can act on problems that seem insurmountable is the first step to seeing change.” – concludes our Sara Baroni.