In recognition of mobile innovation in emerging markets.

Girl Effect Mobile (GEM) has been shortlisted for a Glomo (Global Mobile) award for its work on connecting girls to important information, engaging content, and to one another.

GEM has been nominated for the ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets’ award in the Social and Economic Development category. The awards will be presented at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

GSMA, the organisation which runs the awards, said:

“The Glomo Awards recognise those companies and individuals that are driving innovation in the rapidly-evolving mobile industry. We congratulate all of the nominees for the Glomo Awards, which once again saw an impressive number of entries.”

The winner will be announced on Tuesday 28 February 2017. To find out more about the other nominees, visit the Glomo awards website.