Voice of Courage Award 2016
In 2016 WRR’s founder Mina Jaf was awarded the Voice of Courage Award by the Women’s Refugee Commission. The Voices of Courage Awards are presented annually to resilient, resourceful individuals who have a personal and powerful story to tell about the challenges and triumphs experienced by the tens of millions of people who have been displaced by conflict and violence worldwide.
Project Award for WRR App Prototype
In October 2016 WRR started with the development of WRR App in line with a so-called “Female Digital Starters Weekend” hosted by the Digital Leadership Institute in Brussels. The idea was to develop digital tools to “move it forward for women refugees”. The prototype of the App won “Most innovative project”.