2021 everywoman in Tech Forum

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The 2021 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards are free to enter and the categories are:

Academic Award

This is awarded to a woman in academia who has made an outstanding contribution to technology and science and whose work has made or has the potential to make a significant long-term impact in STEM. This could include using technology to enhance and support research and teaching, achieving technological breakthroughs or leveraging one’s position to significantly encourage more talent into stem subjects

One to Watch Award - sponsored by Computacenter

This is awarded to a girl aged 11-18 who is actively encouraging girls to study STEM subjects at school-level or making waves in the tech space. This award seeks to identify young game-changers and is open to inspirational students                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

Apprentice Award

This is awarded to a young woman apprentice who is a game-changer and is excelling in her early career

Rising Star Award

This is awarded to a woman aged 26 or under who is excelling in her technology career, making a valuable contribution to her organisation

 

Digital Star

This is awarded to a woman who is excelling in a digital role. This could include innovative digital content, social media, web development or developing online solutions

Software Engineer Award – Sponsored by NatWest

Awarded to a woman who has made a significant difference to the art of software engineering. She has built something new, shifted the art of the possible and is moving the profession forward

 

Team Leader Award

This is awarded to a woman whose team leadership has greatly contributed to the organisation’s success.                                                                                                                                         

Entrepreneur Award

This is awarded to an owner/operator of a technology business whose vision and talent will inspire others to start their own technology-related venture (trading for a minimum of 24 months)

 

Innovator Award– Sponsored by American Express

This is awarded to a woman designing, developing, researching, implementing or being exceptionally creative with technology in an unconventional and innovative way

Leader Award - Sponsored by BP

This will be awarded to the woman operating in a senior technology role within her organisation. She will be making a contribution to the strategic direction of the business

 

International Inspiration Award

This is awarded to an individual, male or female, for their active commitment to encouraging, advancing, sponsoring or championing the progress of women working in technology. They are based outside of the UK

Male Agent of Change Award

This is awarded to a male agent of change for their active commitment to encouraging, advancing, sponsoring or championing the progress of women working in technology

 

 

New categories for 2021

Digital Transformation Leader Award

This is awarded to a female leader who has led the digital transformation of an organisation as either a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, or as part of a wider business plan

Tech For Good Award

This is awarded to a woman who is driving forward an initiative that uses tech for good – whether as part of a social enterprise, diversity and inclusion, a focus on sustainability or any other area of impact

 

CTO/CIO of the Year Award

This will be awarded to a female Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer or equivalent board level executive who promotes meaningful and tangible technological change in an organisation and demonstrates outstanding leadership and/or innovation