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ITU / UN Women Equal In Tech Award 2020 For Equality And Mainstreaming In Technology

Nomination are now invited for Women in Tech Award 2020.

The Equals in Tech Awards are given every year to organizations and individuals working to help girls and women gain equal internet access, digital skills and opportunities in the tech industry.

Individuals and organizations can nominate their own initiatives or those of others for an award in the following categories:

Access: Initiatives related to improving women’s and girls’ digital technology access, connectivity and security

Skills: Initiatives that support development of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills of women and girls

Leadership (in two subcategories:

• Initiatives focused on promoting women in decision-making roles within the ICT field

• Initiatives promoting women’s leadership in technology SMEs

Research: Initiatives prioritizing research on gender digital divides and producing reliable evidence to tackle diversity issues within STEM and computing fields.


They are looking for innovative initiatives and projects promoting gender equality online and in the tech sector. Eligible initiatives and projects should:

• Reach girls and women in an impactful way;

• Have the potential to scale or be replicated once reconfigured/adapted to other contexts;

• Be innovative

• Work in collaboration with partners


The call for nominations is open to all individuals and organizations, regardless of their languages and nationalities, who wish to submit projects aimed at advancing gender equality using ICTs. However, they respectfully request that your nomination form should be submitted in English.​


To nominate a project, program, initiative or individual, please use this online form.

Deadline: August 1.

For more information visit Women In Tech Award

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