We are delighted to announce the launch of a new online learning course we created in collaboration with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology’s Urban Mobility Academy: ‘A Basic Introduction to Micromobility.’
Thank you so much to all the wonderful and innovative women-led companies that applied for this year’s Empower Women in Shared Mobility 2023 Award! To recap, our Empower Women in Shared Mobility Pitch is a program dedicated to encouraging and empowering women-led companies within the shared mobility industry. This year, the prize package is the biggest one yet! See below. The EmpowerWISM panel of judges have begun the extremely difficult task of choosing the top 5 finalists and winner from this years cohort!
As another year comes to an end, we wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on the last 12 months and to share some of our top moments as a team and as a company. In this blog post, we take a look back at 2022 and offer a re-cap of some of our company highlights.
Every year our EmpowerWISM panel of judges is carefully selected to ensure we have an array of highly established and diverse experts within the transportation industry. This year it is no different. The skillsets and experience each panelist brings to the table is unique with backgrounds in both the public and private sectors. Our aim was to enlist the expertise of men and women who have been involved with other female-orientated programs, promoting equality and inclusivity, particularly within the mobility arena.
City regulations played a massive role in shaping e-scooter and bike share deployments in cities across the world. We are delighted to announce that movmi has collaborated with Joyride Academy to create a free e-learning course, so that you can learn what it takes to navigate the rules and regulations for shared micromobility.
The TAC Conference & Exhibition was hosted by Alberta Transportation in partnership with the City of Edmonton and the City of Calgary from Oct 2-5 at the Edmonton Convention Centre. movmi’s Venkatesh Gopal attended on behalf of movmi and was part of the ‘Curbside Management and Design Solutions for New Mobility’ panel.
In order to bridge the gender gap and to create a more balanced and equitable transportation ecosystem, we need more women making decisions at the table. That is why we are looking for women entrepreneurs that are tackling the transportation problems of tomorrow for our EmpowerWISM 2023 Program.
This October, we are celebrating Global Diversity Awareness Month by checking in with, and paying tribute to, a few of the amazing women founders (and their companies) we had the pleasure of meeting during last year’s Empower Women in Shared Mobility Program. We had applicants from almost every continent, each one striving to make our planet a better place to live, by helping us move around easier and safer.
Now that we have resumed normal travel behaviour (in a post-pandemic world) towns and cities across the globe are working hard to give tourists a