Fondazione Mondo Digitale (FMD) works for an inclusive knowledge society by blending innovation, education, inclusion and fundamental values. FMD is based in Rome and implements its projects at local, national and international levels.
The benefits from knowledge, new technologies and innovation should be for all people without discrimination of any kind. FMD creates and runs many projects, collaborating with a vast spectrum of national and international organizations: schools, universities, companies, foundations, associations and communities, as well as local, regional and national authorities.
FMD counts on a multi-skilled and multilingual staff and, over the years, has led many social innovation and ICT-based educational initiatives at national and international level.
Telecentre-Europe’s member organizations Window to the Future (Langas i ateiti) from Lithuania and Internet Saloon (Associazione Interessi Metropolitani) from Italy both win a Skills for Employability Award 2011.
Window to the Future wins the award in the category “Empowering Women through Technology”. The award celebrates the accomplishments of a project kicked off in 2010 that has so far trained more than 11 000 citizens throughout Lithuania in ICT and e-services, with more than 75% (8250) participants being women from economically challenged, mostly rural areas. Our new member from Italy, Internet Saloon wins the award for the category “Active Aging through IT learning”.
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Associazione Interessi Metropolitani (AIM) was established in 1987 with the aim to sustain the economic, technological, social and cultural development in Milan and in its metropolitan area.
Its project “Internet Saloon” began in September 2000 and provides ICT and internet training to people over 50 who want to improve their computer skills, including specific IT modules to let people use the information technology.