Nadia Weiss is a Vienna-based journalist and filmmaker. In her work, she deals primarily with socio-politically relevant issues, such as access to culture and education, diversity and the development of a fairer society. In this sense, she co-founded the media platform SHEconomy in 2019, followed by the media project WEconomy in 2022. In this context and in cooperation with the Austrian Television Channel ORF, she initiated Austria's first Gender Equality Award with the "Minerva". The award ceremony was broadcast nationwide on TV in November 2019.