The main aim of this award is to give visibility to female leaders in the corporate world. A jury formed by executives from CaixaBank in Navarra chose the application of Yolanda Torres in the territorial phase of this award after identifying and evaluating different proposals.
After the territorial phase, a jury formed by the Diversity Committee of CaixaBank, composed of directive members of the Management Committee and by leaders of the diversity projects will choose among the 14 Spanish states' winners the representative in the IWEC Awards 2018.
Yolanda Torres, managing an industrial group present in more than 70 countries
Yolanda Torres, who studied Law at the University of Navarra and Labor Relations at the Public University of Navarra, has practically developed her entire professional career in the MTorres Group, in which she agreed to the Board of Directors of MTorres in 2010. Her training is completed with the Advance Management Program (AMP) of IE in 2005 and the General Management Program (PDG) of IESE in 2008, among other studies. Since 2017, she is the executive vice president of the company.
In addition, Yolanda Torres, who is a member of the Territorial Advisory Council of CaixaBank in Navarra, formed the MTorres Foundation in 2013, of which she is the director. Among its main actions of social responsibility, we find educational and talent development programs focused on children, as well as collaborative projects with developing countries.
The IWEC international awards
The International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) is a global network of leading women entrepreneurs from around the world, who hold ownership of their own companies and cooperate globally to help create and distribute wealth in the world business. Each year, within this Conference, the prestigious IWEC international awards are given to recognize and support women entrepreneurs from all over the world, while at the same time it is a boost in their professional development towards the international market. Among other aspects, the IWEC awards aim to increase the visibility, credibility and responsibility of women entrepreneurs, so that they can represent an important and decisive part in the development of the 21st century global economy.