EQUALS IN TECH Awards

Equals inTech Awards by ITU and UN Women

ITU and UN Women are pleased to issue the call for nominations for the annual EQUALS IN TECH Awards – the annual award for gender equality and mainstreaming in the field of technology.
EQUALS is a groundbreaking global initiative delivered by a committed partnership of corporate leaders, governments, non-profit organizations, communities and individuals around the world working together to bridge the digital gender divide – by bringing women to tech, and tech to women.

How does EQUALS do this? By promoting awareness, building political commitment, leveraging resources and knowledge, harnessing the capacities of partners, and supporting real action – EQUALS seeks to achieve digital gender equality and through this, to improve the livelihoods of millions around the world.
Please nominate yourself or others – civil society, public sector, UN system and international organizations, private sector or academia – who have done exceptional work in the following Areas:

Access

Develop gender responsive ICT governance, policy and access-Initiatives focused on new legislation, policy frameworks or internal corporate strategy to improve women’s digital technology access, connectivity and security.

Skills

Encourage women and girls to pursue an education in STEM studies-Initiatives encouraging more women in the STEM field (science, technology, engineering, and math), focusing on the development of more relevant content, and addressing and overcoming cultural and social barriers that women face when entering STEM education.

Leadership

Promote women in the technology sector-Initiatives that promote gender equality in ICT careers, especially initiatives where girls and women are cultivated as creators, developers, leaders, and decision-makers.

How to Nominate

The nominated initiatives will be judged by a distinguished panel of partners and previous winners. Winning initiatives will be recognized at a prestigious award ceremony during the Internet Governance Forum in December 2017.

Deadline: 15 September 2017

Should you have any questions please email: equals-in-tech-awards@itu.int

Click the link below to Nominate

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Competition

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