2021 everywoman in Tech Forum

About the awards

The Awards shine a spotlight on the tech industry’s most exceptional talent, from the UK and beyond, providing an opportunity for companies and individuals to put forward candidates for categories celebrating all stages of their career journey.

Now in their 11th year, the awards have celebrated over 400 incredible women in the tech from school students to C-level, bringing the industry together to recognise and reward their outstanding performance in this constantly evolving sector,

Why enter or nominate?

Advantages Includes:

Global access

Receive sector-wide recognition for both individual and company achievements.


Inspire the next generation of women in technology.

Live questions and answers
Raise your profile

Raise your profile with our extensive PR campaign.

Interactive networking sessions
Boost your credentials

Boost your own and your company’s professional credentials.

Cost and time effectiveness

Recognise someone exceptional in a way that gets them noticed by the rest of the industry.

Access to a 365 Community and Resource Hub
It's free!

It’s free to nominate yourself or someone else you know.

Who can enter?

The FDM everywoman in Technology Awards are for those who possess the qualities, attitude, hard work ethic and commitment to supporting other women that makes them a credit to the industry and the organisations they work for. They are the talented women who have exceeded expectations as well as inspired success in others.

The awards are open to women at all stages of their career.

Entrants can either nominate themselves or be nominated by someone else, they can enter a maximum of two categories and must:

  1.  work within a technology based role
  2.  be based or have their chief operations in the UK or Ireland
  3.  be available for a judging day on 21 January 2021 and the awards ceremony in London on 25 March 2021


Any one of our winners or finalists will tell you that the judging process is one of the most enjoyable parts of the programme. All finalists are invited to attend a judging day where they will get to meet our exceptional judges, one another as well as the everywoman team. Many forge connections that last well after the programme has finished.

Successful entrants will be contacted in December 2020 (date TBC) and told if they will be required to attend Judging Day on 21 January 2021. If selected, the Awards ceremony will be held in London is on 25 March 2021 (subject to government guidelines at that time). Attendance at the Awards is a condition of entry. There will be one winner per category as well as one recipient of the Woman of the Year Award.

All decisions regarding the judging process are made by our independent judging panel. The everywoman team do not influence this process. The judges' decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into before or after the judging.

Due to the large number of nominations received, the judging panel are unable to provide individual feedback.

Key dates

Nominations open – 17 August 2020

Nominations close – 26 October 2020

Judging day – 21 January 2021

Awards – 25 March 2021

Venue and accommodation

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
200 Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7UT

Frequently asked questions

The entry deadline is 11 October 2020.

No, our awards are totally free to enter.

You can, but you will only be taken through in the one that the judges think suit you best.

Yes, you can save and exit the awards portal whenever you need to, and then log back in to finish and submit your entry.

Entrants will be notified in December if they are required for the judges’ interview in January.

About everywoman

Founded in 1999, everywoman has been at the forefront of the international movement for gender parity in the workplace. Over the past 20 years we have had the privilege of building a community of over 100 corporate partners and a network of more than 30,000 women around the world.