Category: Women In Shared Mobility

Trends

Meet The 14 EmpowerWISM 2024 Applicants

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! 

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Trends

EmpowerWISM 2024: Introducing The Judges

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.

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Women In Shared Mobility

Preventing Violence Against Women in Public Transport Systems

Violence against women and girls remains one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. In this blog post we explore different strategies for preventing violence against women within our transportation systems, to create a safer travel environment for everyone.

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Global Mobility

Empowering the Journey: Spotlight on Indigenous Transportation Enterprises

Numerous Indigenous businesses have carved out a niche for themselves in the transportation sector. With a deep-rooted commitment to community service, cultural preservation, and sustainability, these enterprises serve more than just economic functions. They foster cultural exchanges, drive local engagement, and often champion environmentally friendly practices that set them apart in a competitive marketplace.

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Micromobility

Electric Micromobility in Africa: Interview with Céleste Vogel from eWAKA

We believe cultivating partnerships is the key to creating successful shared mobility. With over 70 partners, so much innovation is happening right here in our network! This month we are bringing back our partner spotlight series with an interview from Céleste Vogel, CEO and Co-Founder of eWAKA – a platform for commuter and commercial micromobility fleets.

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Trends

Meet The 17 EmpowerWISM 2023 Candidates

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! 

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Trends

EmpowerWISM: Jury Panel & Prizes

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.

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Trends

Empower Women in Shared Mobility: 2023 Pitch

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.

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Global Mobility

Empower Women in Shared Mobility: 2022 Update

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.

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Women In Shared Mobility

Future Mobility Change Makers: EmpowerWISM 2022 Award Ceremony

This week, on Monday January 31st, we hosted the Empower Women in Shared Mobility Pitch, virtual Award Ceremony. We’d like to thank everyone that tuned in to show their support for this years amazing finalists. Each of our 19 applicants inspired us with their passion and dedication to their chosen field within the shared mobility sector and we’d also like to say big thank you to everyone who was brave enough to apply this year – you are ALL winners in our book.

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Women In Shared Mobility

Top 3 Finalists: Empower Women in Shared Mobility Pitch 2022

With only 4 days left until the Empower Women in Shared Mobility 2022 virtual award ceremony – it’s time to announce the TOP 3 FINALISTS! Plus we’ll spotlight this year’s ‘outstanding applicant’ and introduce this year’s award ceremony MC, the amazing Crissy Ditmore!

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Women In Shared Mobility

EmpowerWISM 2022: Meet the 19 Applicants!

The EmpowerWISM panel of judges have begun the very hard task of choosing the top 5 finalists and winner from this years amazing group of applicants! In case you our new to the EmpoweWISM Pitch, here is a recap:

Our Empower Women in Shared Mobility Pitch is a program dedicated to encouraging and empowering women-led companies within the shared mobility industry. The winning mobility venture (as voted for by our panel of expert judges) will receive a 12 month mentoring package from movmi, a start-up booth at Autonomy Paris and return flights to Paris provided by INVERS.

e received 19 applications in total and wanted to share with you an overview of the entrants. Keep reading to find out the focus areas of each company, where they are located in the world and the women majority of each company!

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Women In Shared Mobility

EmpowerWISM 2022: Partners & Prizes

We have partnered with some truly exceptional companies to bring our EmpowerWISM Pitch to life this year including. They have supported us by promoting the Empower Women in Shared Mobility Pitch and by offering a few amazing prizes for the winner! Keep reading to find out what those prizes are.

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Women In Shared Mobility

Meet The Judges: EmpowerWISM Pitch 2022

The panel of judges for our EmpowerWISM program was carefully selected to ensure we had a mix of highly established and diverse experts within the international transportation industry. The skillsets and experience each panelist brings to the table is totally unique with backgrounds in both the public and private sectors. A goal of ours was to enlist the expertise of women and men who have been involved with other female-orientated programs, promoting equality and inclusivity, particularly within the mobility arena.

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Safety

IMPROVING USER SAFETY FOR RIDE SHARING APPS

We provide all our users with practical information for the scenarios above, from safely cutting a ride short to de-escalating an angry driver to worst-case scenarios of being taken to an off-grid location. Since space is so constrained in a moving vehicle, none of the solutions we offer are based on physical techniques. Instead, our solutions inform action plans that can be executed easily and immediately.

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Women In Shared Mobility

EMPOWERWISM 2021: MEET THE JUDGES

The panel of judges for our EmpowerWISM program was carefully selected to ensure we had an array of highly established and diverse experts within the transportation

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