Almost 100 years old! The Women’s Engineering Society is a charity and a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development.

Working in partnership, we support and inspire women to achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders; we encourage the education of engineering; and we support companies with gender diversity and inclusion. Our Vision Our vision is a nation in which women are as likely as men to choose to study Read more…

Helmut Schuller, humble, courageous and brillant priest, one time leader of Caritas in Austria, fighter for justice and a thorn in the side of the establishment.

I recognise, even 20 years on, the powerful and unforgetable  contribution that Helmut Schuller made towards what can only be described humanizing the church in Austria. His work crossed the borders of “believers” or non “believers”, his recognition of the right thing to do was always seen to be uppermost Read more…

Migrant Bodies – Moving Borders

Migrant Bodies develops a shared international research, focusing on identifying, developing and testing new and relevant actions for the recognition and inclusion of refugees and migrants through dance and movement based initiatives. It is wonderful to be part of this inspiring project. We see how building communities for refugees with Read more…

Pro Mente Burgenland,

Pro Mente Burgenland does wonderful work in recognising and supporting those with special needs. Built around wonderful houses scattered around the province of Burgenland, are day centers where people with social and mental disabilities have the opportunity to be creative. The teams who help those attending the centers are careful Read more…

Univ.Prof.Ing.Dr.Robert Trappl, MBA

Robert Trappl as an older person who has remained as inquisitive as a child despite being a highly respected professor in artificial intelligence. Perhaps this very special trait is the reason why he is still so active and why he inspires so many students still today and what I would Read more…

Recognizing the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies network as contributing positively to the recognition of networks individuals as making matter

Created in 2003, the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies network has placed the study and promotion of human dignity at the forefront of many academic disciplines, this while equalizing the fields between academia and civil society, Global North and South, men and women, established academics and individual researchers. The network Read more…

OpenAgri: new skills for new jobs in Milan

The City of Milan is building a hub for peri-urban agriculture renovating Cascina Nosedo, an ancient farmhouse at the southern limit of the city. 18 innnovative projects have been selected and will build their innovative ideas in periurban agriculture around the hub, with the support of 16 partners. Skills developed Read more…

A leading contributor to #OpenRecognition

Don Presant introduced me to Open Badges in 2012 and we decided to add them to the ePIC conference. Regular participant since 2004 to the ePortfolio conference that was to be rechristened ePIC, Don has become instrumental in the constant evolution of the conference bringing cutting edge thinkers and participants Read more…

Ms Geek Africa 2018

A wonderful project! Girls in ICT Rwanda is a group of women, young and old – professionals and students, who are passionate about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and have come together to inspire more girls to join these exciting fields. It was founded in December 2011 when Rwanda decided Read more…

Food for Soul and Tortellante projects.

Lara Gilmore, Massimo Bottura and their dedicated teams not only run one of the world’s greatest restaurants, the Osteria Francescana in Modena, but they have used their success to create and support wonderful opportunities for others proving that the more you give the more you get! I recognise their inspired Read more…

A boss, a colleague, a friend

By opening his arms and the doors of his educational institution, by trusting and offering me the chance to prove my value and my skills in the educational field, Dominique VALET is one of the key people who drove me where I am today. AuthorPatrice PETITQUEUX

A keystone in my professional career

Lucien Tinnirello, with his empathy and sympathy, with his ability to identify and reveal individual skills and qualities, is without a doubt a key person in my personnal and professional career. AuthorPatrice PETITQUEUXLinkhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/lucien-tinnirello-57378a10/

ePIC 2018

Two years after publishing the Bologna #OpenRecognition Declaration (ePIC 2016) one year after exploring alternative credentials and alternative to credentials (ePIC 2017), ePIC 2018 is exploring how opening recognition technologies and practices could lead to the emergence of #OpenRecognition Ecosystems. We are looking for contributions exploring either one of the components of recognition ecosystems (e.g. an institution, a technology Read more…