NEW YORK (April 6, 2017) – This week, the 8th annual Tina Brown Live Media Women in the World Summit, presented and co-hosted by Toyota, featured the Mothers of Invention (MOI) Class of 2017, celebrating pioneers who are driving positive change in the world through innovation and entrepreneurship. Three grants in the amount of $50,000 each were awarded for groundbreaking work in clean-water infrastructure, power-generating footwear and science instrument-smartphone technology.
Class of 2014 Toyota Mothers of Invention Honored for Transforming Social Solutions at Fifth Annual Women in the World Summit
NEW YORK (April 5, 2014)
Fueling Innovation, Toyota Awards Grants to Mothers of Invention at Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s Fourth Annual Women in the World Summit
NEW YORK (April 5, 2013) – Innovation, creativity and courage are being rewarded at the fourth annual Women in the World Summit.
Toyota Awards $150,000 in Grants to Mothers of Invention at Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s Third Annual Women in the World Summit in New York
TORRANCE, Calif. (March 10, 2012) – Toyota has issued three $50,000 grants to women selected as the “Mothers of Invention” at the annual Women in the World summit to reward them for their use of innovation and courage in tackling some of the most pressing problems facing women. Grants were given to Aseneth Andrews, founder of The Catherine Ferguson Academy for Young Women; Talia Leman, founder of Randomkid.org; and Jessica O. Matthews and Julia Silverman, inventors of the sOccket and co-founders of Uncharted Play.