WSYA is happy to announce the first results of the WSYA Jury 2016!Selected from over 200 international nominations, the expert WSA Jury panel has selected the first 33 products to be evaluated in the second round of the Jury process, together with the nominated products.From February 6th to February 28, 2017, the WSYA Jury panel will choose the final winners. The WSYA winners of 2016 will be announced in the first week of March! Stay tuned!Find out which projects made the first round of Jury evaluation here.WORLD SUMMIT AWARDS congratulates the shortlisted nominees!

Rohayl Varind

Rohayl Varind is winner of World Summit Youth Award 2014/2015. He is the founder of several internationally acclaimed welfare projects as well as entrepreneurial projects such as Wall of Humanity, Voice of Youths, Femanity, Times of Youth, War Against Poverty etc. He and his work is featured by national media as well as international media. Along with that Rohayl Varind was featured in Commonwealth Young Achievers Book 2015-16. Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) has published Rohayl Varind's detailed Profile in its annual International Publication “Commonwealth Young Achievers 2015-16”. This...

Rahat Hossain

Rahat is an award - winning social entrepreneur and community leader from Bangladesh. Currently he is involved as Co-Founder and Program Director at CriticaLink, a social start-up founded in 2015. By providing training on first aid and using an innovative, location-based mobile technology network, CriticaLink has saved more than 1000 lives in Bangladesh with its extensive network of voluntary first responders. To date Rahat has trained more than 3000 volunteers and built a network of 700 First Responders, who are reacting to medical emergencies.Rahat Hossain has been devoted to serving his...

Stephan Hamberger

Stephan Hamberger is an award-winning digital executive with a passion for user experience, technology and design. He studied Interactive Media at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria - Campus Hagenberg. Since 2007 Stephan is working for Red Bull where he gained experience in both Digital Marketing and Product Development in an international environemnt. In August 2012 he was appointed as Product Manager Web at Red Bull Media House in Salzburg, Austria. Since Stephan learned to write code and design when he was 13 he started several internationally successful projects to connect...

Abbas Adel

Abbas Adel is an award winning social entrepreneur from Egypt who is involved in various digital initiatives that evolved around the Arab Spring. Amongst others Abbas has founded the political transparency tools and, the anti-corruption initiative and the MUFIX student community. As a Software Engineer Abbas has worked for several major telecom operators in Egypt, before moving to Spain and eventually to Germany for an international masters degree program.