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Nominations are now being Accepted for the 2019 EQUALS in Tech Awards

By: EQUALS in Tech Awards

We are pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 EQUALS in Tech Awards. Each year, groundbreaking initiatives from around the world aimed at bridging the gender digital divide are invited to submit nominations.

The nomination period will run for two months starting April 11th.  The deadline for the submission is June 11th.  Please find the form to submit your nomination HERE!

Organizations and individuals can nominate their own initiatives or those of others for an award in one of the following categories:

  • Access: Initiatives related to improving women's and girls' 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 (2 subcategories):
    -SMEs: Initiatives focused on promoting women in decision-making roles within the ICT field
    -In Tech: 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

The 2019 awards will take place in November in Berlin as a side event at the Internet Governance Forum. Winners will be flown from around the globe to attend and receive their awards, to share their inspiring stories and to build their professional networks with other winners and attending EQUALS partners. The awards demonstrate just how impactful ICTs can be for women and girls to improve their personal and professional lives.

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Feel free to share this call for nominations within your network and note that self-nominations are welcomed.

The annual EQUALS in Tech awards are organized and presented by the EQUALS Global Partnership – a network of 90+ organizations, companies, UN agencies 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.

Thank you and best regards,

EQUALS in Tech Awards
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