Women-in-Tech-Award, Lisbon

Women-in-Tech-Award, Lisbon

Women-in-Tech-Award, Lisbon


The Winners of the first Women in Tech International Awards. They innovate, inspire, and transform the Tech sector by bridging the gender gap.


HelioRec, Russia

Polina Vasilenko is a passionate environmental entrepreneur, with two master’s degrees in Chemistry and Renewable Energy. With an indomitable determination and boundless enthusiasm, Polina’s motto is “Let’s make this world a better place”. After 14 years in the oil and gas industry, Polina decided to make a fundamental career change and do something useful for the planet. She left her rich, comfortable life and moved into renewable energy technologies without any doubts! Both her trainings and vast working experience in the energy sector led to her found HelioRec: the offshore floating solar power plant based on recycled plastic. The mission is to provide clean energy while reducing GHG emissions and plastic waste in highly populated countries.

To see the list of the winners of the first Women in Tech International Awards, please click here.

(Changed: 2020-01-23)