2016 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards

Awards info


Title Partner

FDM Group

The FDM everywoman in Technology Awards showcase the endless opportunities on offer to those interested in a career in the technology sector. The Awards support inspirational role models who are enjoying a successful career in IT and serve to actively encourage the everywoman network to celebrate the achievements of one another, in a bid to end gender disparity in the industry. FDM and everywoman share a commitment to enabling more girls and women to be inspired and excited by a career in IT and we are proud to be the headline sponsor once again. For more information about FDM, please visit www.fdmgroup.com

Associate Supporting Partner


techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. More than 850 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ more than 700,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of our members are small and medium sized businesses.


Category Sponsors

Alexander Mann Solutions

Engineer Award Sponsor

We are Alexander Mann Solutions and we’re passionate about helping companies and individuals fulfil their potential through talent acquisition and management. Today, over 3,000 colleagues are partnering with our blue-chip clients in over 80 countries and 30 languages. Our focus is always on people. Empowering our colleagues, clients, candidates and communities, to fulfil their potential. We passionately believe that the way organisations approach the diversity and inclusion agenda is central to achieving this goal. To find out more please visit: www.alexandermannsolutions.com.

American Express

Rising Star Sponsor

American Express is proud to sponsor the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards. We are undertaking an exciting digital transformation to continue engaging customers whenever, wherever and using whatever device they choose. Technology is leading the way, and a diverse workforce is critical to our success. We share your commitment to attract, develop and retain women at all levels.


Entrepreneur Sponsor

Diversity is at the very core of ARM and is what drives our innovation and success. The FDM everywoman in Technology Awards is an important recognition of the work that women are doing in technology and we're proud to be supporting it. Our view is that we need to foster a strong gender mix in the workplace by establishing a creative, inclusive and well-balanced environment that ultimately leads to success. As a company, we live and breathe this philosophy.


Team Leader Sponsor

Asda is delighted to support the 2015 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards.  We place great emphasis on creating a working environment that truly promotes diversity and inclusion not just because it is the right thing to do, but essentially to help us gain a better understanding of our colleagues and customers. Around 80 per cent of Asda shoppers are female, therefore representation at management level is vital. Our partnership with everywoman underpins our philosophy; by working together, listening and taking action we are committed to opening up opportunity for all and building a better and stronger business.


Leader Sponsor

BP is delighted to sponsor the Leader Award. At BP we believe in acknowledging, valuing and leveraging our similarities - and our differences - for business success. Diversity and Inclusion is important to our business and we are committed to creating a work environment where everyone is treated fairly, with dignity and respect and without discrimination. A diverse and inclusive workplace allows our employees to reach their full potential and deliver their best performance.


Digital Star Award Sponsor

CGI is delighted to be the inaugural sponsor of the Digital Star award. We created this award with everywoman to shine a light on the rising importance of digital innovators and leaders in technology. As a global IT and business process services provider, CGI understands the power of diverse teams and what they can achieve for our business and clients. As such we champion building a diverse talent pipeline and role modelling the exceptional female talent we have, at all levels of our industry in the UK. Diversity drives innovation and we look forward to seeing the innovations this year’s finalists have driven for their organisations. 


One to watch Sponsor

We are proud to be sponsoring ‘The One to Watch’ Award again at the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards. It is right to celebrate emerging talent and its many exciting contributions. At EMC we are passionate about helping people and businesses around the world to unleash the power of their digital information. The future of our industry, depends on the next generation, especially young women who make up 60% of today’s graduates – choosing technology as a career.


Innovator Award Sponsor

Everyone in business is responsible for driving his or her own career trajectory but companies must support by providing access to training and development tools that accelerate learning. Working with everywoman provides us with an excellent forum for talented women to access insight, advice, and specific discussion topics relevant to the challenges they face in the workplace. We are delighted to be a sponsor of the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards.


International Leader Award Sponsor

Fujitsu is immensely proud to sponsor the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards and to be associated with the International Leader Award. Our global vision is to harness the power of technology innovation to create a safer, more prosperous and sustainable world.

At Fujitsu we believe in the power of difference; in the UK & Ireland we have three female Board executives, including a female CEO. It is our ambition to continue to increase the percentage of women in our organisation through focused recruitment, supportive policies and a clear career structure that supports progression.

We look forward to celebrating the women who work across boundaries to champion the role of technology in their organisations, and uncovering new and exciting role models to inspire the next generation of international female leaders.    


Inspiration Sponsor

The FDM everywoman in Technology Awards are a great initiative that celebrates the impact of women in technology so VMware are thrilled to be once again sponsoring the Inspiration Award. VMware takes great measures to hire the brightest minds and most creative thinkers, regardless of gender, and we are committed in our initiatives to attract more women into the IT industry, while supporting and motivating them in a variety of fulfilling roles. The FDM everywoman in Technology Awards highlight the successes and contribution of women in technology and these Awards reveal the positive impact women have on our industry’s evolution.

Supporting partners

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

As a supporting partner of the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards, we are proud to celebrate these women’s remarkable contributions. Technology is developing faster today than at any time in history and changing the ways we interact with each other. The women being honoured through these accolades are role models for everyone and will pave the way for a future generation of talent. We hope that their success encourages other women to enter this exciting sector.

CA Technologies

A diverse workforce creates a better work environment and can go a long way when it comes to creativity, problem-solving and team work – all the essential pillars of any agile, innovative company. At CA Technologies we are actively focused on nurturing a culture of diversity and inclusion, both inside and outside the company. We are committed to supporting the advancement of women in technology, and we are proud to be a sponsor of the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards.


At T-Systems we fully recognise the importance of diverse teams to a strong, growing business and are committed to ensuring all our employees reach their full potential in their chosen career for the benefit of our business and, more importantly, our customers. This commitment is underpinned by initiatives including our active everywoman network supporting, mentoring and developing talent across our organisation. We are proud once again to be associated with the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards and to celebrate the contribution talented women are making in all fields of technology.