Students from six schools participated in the writing contest following the workshop in Madrid in September 2013. The jury, responsible for choosing the best articles of the lot, consisted of a representative of IE University, media partner El País, Manfred Pohl as founder of “My Europe”, and Comunidad de Madrid. The first-prize winner received an iPad and had the chance to participate in the Junior Advisory Board of IE University; second- and third-prize winners were awarded with an iPad.All winners were invited to the “Get2Gather” in Frankfurt in November 2013.
The winners were:
- Marta Figueredo Cantalejo – “I also have a Dream”
- Aurora Ruiz de la Puente – “Rebuilding Europe”
- Carla Urbano Valero – “Totalitarism Lurks In Europe’s Crisis”
- Julia Fuentes Álvarez de Buergo – “My Europe”
- Nicolás Hernando de Larramendi Enjuto – “Beyond Statistics”