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"Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity"


FRIDAY, MARCH 22nd 2024 

Under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II

Under the Honorary Presidency of H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco  

    The first International Monégasque Award dedicated to Women

Cordelia Schmid receives the Monte-Carlo Woman of the Year Award 2024

Among the many candidates selected by the committee chaired by Cinzia Colman, Cordelia Schmid received from HSH Princess Stéphanie of Monaco the prestigious "Monte-Carlo Woman of the Year Award" for her entire career. Cordelia Schmid, pioneer of computer vision, is a German computer scientist, already awarded the famous Körber Prize. She has significantly advanced the field of artificial intelligence, particularly visual recognition, and her dedication to research has made her a key international scientist.

Then “The Monte-Carlo Woman of the Year Special Award” was presented to the research center of the European Commission for its unwavering support in the field of communications protection, thus ensuring the security of citizens. The recipients of the Award for the European Commission are Isabella Cerutti, scientific manager of the research center on 5G and 6G telecommunications, and Petra Scudo, technology expert also at the European Commission research center in Ispra, she is also a researcher and analyst technology in quantum physics.


To close the evening, it was with a certain emotion that Cinzia Colman presented Louisette Lévy-Soussan Azzoaglio with the "Monte-Carlo Woman of the Year Award for Monaco" for her invaluable contribution and her work since 2002 as president of "Action Innocence Monaco". This charitable association aims to protect children on the internet by creating content intended for children and adolescents as well as parents to support them in their digital practice.

12 Years of the Monte-Carlo 
Woman of the Year Award

The idea for the Award was conceived by Cinzia Sgambati-Colman, journalist, entrepreneur, mother and wife who has always tried to maintain a balance throughout all her roles.  


The Award is a recognition to these special women who, by assuming one or multiple of these roles, have managed to achieve something extra-ordinary that has marked their life and that of others.  


Applications can come from all over the world and are considered without any distinction of race or culture. A brief summary sheet highlights the relevant elements of the candidate's private and/or professional life and the motivation for her choice.

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