King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain visited the Palma to announce the winner of the “Princess of Girona Foundation Award 2022”, in the category of “Scientific Research” and attended the Princess of Girona Foundation Talent Tour at the Caixaforum Palma on the Balearic Islands.
The Princess of Girona Foundation Awards, which this year reached its thirteenth edition, is endowed with 20,000 euros and are awarded in 5 different categories with the aim of promoting and fostering initiative and effort, scientific research and artistic creativity, solidarity, and the development of the talent of young entrepreneurs and innovators who show concern for building a world fairer in a globalized environment and who have the ability to take risks and the necessary motivation to induce changes in society.
Palma was the fourth stop of the “Talent Tour 2022”, a new movement by and for the future of young people promoted by the Princess of Girona Foundation and TRIVU, which will focus on female leadership and STEAM professions, innovation, and talent. After passing through Malaga, Guadalajara, and Logroño, the Talent Tour arrives in Palma with an agenda of activities designed jointly by the Princess of Girona Foundation and TRIVU, in collaboration with public administrations, the University of the Balearic Islands, entities, and companies from the territory. The Tour aspires to become a reference meeting for all young people, where they can improve their skills and professional abilities, connect with professionals, companies, and ecosystems, enjoy unique experiences, innovative leisure proposals, and networks.
During their time in the Palma, King Felipe and Queen Letizia learn about the various competitions and projects coordinated by the Princess of Girona Foundation for this year’s Award ceremony. Palma events were titled ‘Talent of Palma’. The innovations on display were Plaved – Remote Inspection Platform (Teleexpertise) – designed to streamline the workflow and exchange of information between accident investigation professionals, IberianTax – a Web service that allows foreigners with properties in Spain to file and pay their non-resident tax from anywhere in the world and without the need for tax knowledge.
Next, they attended a STEAM Colloquium, between the young people of the FPdGi programs and local companies and they met with the Jury, the winners of previous years, and patrons of the FPdGI. They watched a Round Table: “Female leadership in STEAM ”. The events ended with a musical performance by the local guitarist, Sebas Garreta.
Then King Felipe and Queen Letizia announced the FPdGi Scientific Research Award 2022. The ceremony began with the projection of the videos for the “Awarded Generation” and the “Scientific Research” category. This year’s Scientific category award winner is physicist Eleonora Viezzer. At the end of the Award proclamation ceremony, Don Felipe and Doña Letizia participated in a group photograph with the young winners of the Challenge.
For the day, Queen Letizia wore her Massimo Dutti Limited Edition Open Back Dress that she first wore in February 2021.
The Queen paired the dress with her red Magrit leather pumps
And a red Magrit Croc-Embossed bag.
The new element of the look was Jose Luis Leaf Earrings. Thanks to @letizia_de_princesa_a_reina for the id. The €239 Bicolor Gold Earrings feature three leaf shapes set in gold.
Letizia’s Karen Hallam ring was not missing either.