The Novia Salcedo Awards are given to individuals, businesses and institutions that contribute with their work, commitment, and merits to improve the employability prospects of young people within the framework of the Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and, more specifically, the following:


  • SDG 4. Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.
  • SDG 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
  • SDG 8. Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.
  • SDG 10 Reduce inequality within and among countries. All individuals, institutions, businesses and other organisations around the world that are deemed worthy of deserving this recognition may apply, as well as all those who are invited by the Organising Committee.

Each candidacy will be submitted by an influencer, who will attach a letter of support.

The following Prizes will be awarded at this Nineth Edition:

Individuals, an “Ad Honorem” category may be added if deemed appropriate by the Jury.
Big Business
Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise
Institutions and/or Organisations