The International EUWIIN Awards are staged to put the spotlight on various women from across Europe and the international world. The women may be brilliant scientists, exceptionally creative, inventive, innovative, entrepreneurs, engineers, technologists, designers from all sectors and backgrounds or the inspired designers of simple, cheap technologies. They may also have created a new device or system or process capable of impacting millions of people for the better. They may have leadership qualities, attract loyalty and respect.

They may inspire the support of colleagues and employees. They may build powerful teams, capable of dramatically leveraging the impact of their efforts. They are likely to be relentless in pursuing their goals. The winners may be very different, but they will have in common: tenacity, the determination to succeed, commitment, extraordinary potential, someone whose positive influence could spread, transcending borders, something that can contribute to the future and quality of life on earth.