Hypatia International Award (YπIA)

Why the Award

  • Reward the professional work of women and men who with their commitment in the field of Research, Arts and the Professions, have contributed to the progress of scientific knowledge and improvement of life.
  • Encourage and promote the activities of all members associated with YπIA in similar European and Ιnternational Οrganizations and Ιnstitutions.
  • Work to stop all forms of discrimination against all people who are successfully engaged in the field of Research, Arts and Professions, both in the workplace and in the family environment.
  • Create conditions of exchange and collaboration between institutions in countries where conditions of discrimination persist for people of all ages and in particular for women.

Who proposes the people to reward

All Associates and Founders can propose the names of the people to be rewarded, specifying and adequately documenting the motivations.

The proposals must be addressed to the Presidents of ΥπIA and to the Executive Director, who transmit them for the requisition to all the members of the Steering Committee. The decision must be motivated and endorsed by all the members of the Steering Committee of ΥπIA.

Founding Members

In the initial phase, which will end in April 2020, the Steering Committee of ΥπIA is made up of the Founding members, who choose among them the Presidents, the Executive Director and the General Secretary.

Five Presidents are appointed: one for African countries, one for American countries, one for Asian countries, one for Australian countries, one for European countries.

Winners of Hypatia Award

Time plan of next Hypatia Award

Hypatia Award 2020

Award Ceremony – Orvieto (Italy), October 17, 2021
Program (in English)Programma (in italiano)
Video of ceremony

Interventions at Hypatia Award Ceremony:

Photo gallery of ceremony
Press coverage

Contact email: hypatia-award@cicop.net