Nominations now open!
About the Awards
2021 Call for Nominations
We are delighted to announce the call for nominations for the 2021 EQUALS in Tech Awards! The awards are given every year to organizations and initiatives -- both large and small -- working to help girls and women gain equal internet access, digital skills, and opportunities in the tech industry.
Individuals and organizations around the world can nominate their own initiatives or those of others for an award in any of five categories:
Leadership in Tech
Leadership in SME
Nominations are open until 31 July, so send in your initiatives soon! Questions? Check our FAQ.
The 2021 EQUALS in Tech award ceremony will be held in the last quarter of the year. More details to come.
2020 EQUALS in Tech
Improving women's and girls’ digital technology access, connectivity and security
IT-enabled solutions to empower female doctors to re-join the workforce and deliver quality healthcare to patients located far away.
Technology applications designed to make public spaces safer and more inclusive for women.
Supporting development of science, technology, engineering and math skills of women and girls
Digital education program that aims to use technology to improve the education of millions of girls and boys around the world through technology.
Community of female software engineers in Israel, established with the goal of reaching 50% female software engineers in the Israeli high-tech industry.
LEADERSHIP IN TECH
Promoting women in decision-making roles within the ICT field
Programmatic efforts designed to develop young girls in STEM and help them remain in the STEM pool.
National program providing opportunities for all, and particularly women, providing trainings on emerging technologies and empowering digital champions.
LEADERSHIP IN SME
Promoting women’s leadership in technology SMEs
Education, training, technical assistance and advisory services to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people, who are most often young women and girls.
Program to prepare private sector women employees to be national future leaders through coaching, projects, best practices, follow-up and direct teaching.
Initiatives working to expand digital gender divide knowledge in support of evidence-based decision-making
Study that set out to examine the mindsets in Russian society that cause gender inequality in the digital economy.
Project created by the College of Computer Science and Information Technology; goal is discovering talented women and developing their skills.
About Our Judges
The EQUALS in Tech Award finalists and winners are chosen by former winners, known as the Advisory Group, and experts from the EQUALS Steering Committee, composed of coalition leads, co-founders, and financial contributors.