Call for nominations: 2022 #EQUALSinTech Awards
Updated: May 24, 2022
The EQUALS Global Partnership is now seeking nominations for the 2022 EQUALS in Tech Awards. We want to hear about initiatives, projects, movements, organizations and institutions around the world working to bridge the gender digital divide.
Every year, EQUALS invites nominations from committed and creative initiatives aiming to give women and girls equal access to the internet, the necessary digital skills, and career opportunities in the tech sector. The awards give recognition from a global, multisector group of partners who share a commitment to gender equality in the digital age. Winners join a strong community of support and expand their networks.
EQUALS is seeking nominations for initiatives both large and small, from around the world, in the following award categories:
Access: Initiatives related to improving women and girl’s digital technology access, connectivity and security
Skills: Initiatives that support the development of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills of women and girls
Leadership in Tech: Initiatives focused on promoting women in decision-making roles within the ICT field
Leadership in SME: Initiatives promoted by tech sector companies to bridge the digital gender divide
Research: Initiatives prioritizing research on gender digital divides and producing reliable evidence to tackle diversity issues within STEM and computing fields
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Nominations will be open until 1 June 2022
The EQUALS in Tech Award ceremony, where we will recognize the winning initiatives, will be held later in the year, at a venue to be announced.
Find nomination details and instructions on our website: www.equalsintech.org/awards
Have questions? Check our Frequently Asked Questions, or email us at EQUALS@itu.int.
Help us showcase the work of building gender digital equality by nominating today!
About the #EQUALSinTech Awards
The annual EQUALS in Tech Awards are organized and presented by the EQUALS Global Partnership – a network of 100+ NGOs, private sector companies, international organizations and research institutions – whose founding partners include the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), UN Women, International Trade Centre, GSMA, and United Nations University. Together, the partnership works to bring the benefits of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to women and girls, and to help women succeed in the tech sector.