Montserrat Batet, researcher of the K-riptography and Information Security for Open Networks (KISON) of the IN3, was awarded in the category of Academic/Research.

On 15th December, the Dona TIC Awards ceremony was held at the 12x12 Congress organized by Tertlia Digital and SmartCAT of the Generalitat de Catalunya, in collaboration with the Observatori Dona Empresa i Economia. The awards were given out in recognition of leading women in the field of Information and Communication Technology and aim to highlight the fundamental role of women in this sector and encourage more young women to study engineering and take on positions of leadership.  The Minister of the Presidency, Neus Munt, presided over the awards ceremony. The act was also attended by the Secretary of Telecommunications, Cybersecurity and Digital Society, Jordi Puigner, and the President of the Catalan Women’s Institute, Teresa M. Pitarch.

The Dona TIC Awards are structured into six categories: Publishing, ICT Student, ICT Revelation, Academic/Research, Professional and Entrepreneurial. In the category of Academic/Research the prize was awarded to Dr. Montserrat Batet Sanrom for her outstanding contributions to the areas of data privacy and artificial intelligence. Currently, Montserrat Batet is a Juan de la Cierva researcher at Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) and a member of the K-riptography research group and Information Security for Open Networks (KISON).

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