Academic Award – sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group
Awarded to a woman in academia who has made an outstanding contribution to technology and science and whose work has made or has the potential to make a significant long-term impact in STEM.
Dr Apala Majumdar, Reader in Applied Mathematics at the University of Bath, OCIAM Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford and member of Advanced Studies Centre, Keble College.
Dr Adelina Ilie, Reader in Nanoscience, University of Bath
Shakira Asghar, Head of Design and Technology, Ashlawn School
The One to Watch Award – sponsored by Computacenter
Awarded to a girl aged 11-18 who is actively encouraging girls to study STEM subjects at school-level.
Laurelin Chase, Student, Clacton County High School
Aoibheann Mangan, Student, Mt St Michael Secondary school
Avye Couloute, Student, Bishop Gilpin
Leslie Sarango Romero, Student, Harris Academy Bermondsey
The Apprentice Award
Awarded to a young woman apprentice who is a game-changer and is excelling in her early career.
Emily Tomlinson, Trainee IS Security Coordinator, Northumbrian Water
Chloe O'Shea, Technology Consulting Brightstart, Deloitte
Tiffany Cooksley, Software Engineer, CGI
Rising Star Award - sponsored by T-Systems
Awarded to a woman aged under 26 who is excelling in her technology career, making a valuable contribution to her organisation.
Clare McKeever, Software Engineer, PwC
Tasha Morrison, Solution Architect Graduate, Whitbread
Mahek Vara, Founder & CEO, Code Camp
Digital Star Award - sponsored by CGI
Awarded to a woman who is excelling in a digital role. This could include innovative digital content, social media, web development or developing online solutions.
Melissa Dunn, Head of Digital Product Development, Sainsbury's Argos
Monique Ho, Innovation Exchange Lead, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Esther Kieft, Senior Product Manager (Contractor), Former Product Owner at Lloyds Banking Group
Kar Lok Chan, Technical Architecture Manager, Accenture
Samantha Charles, Director, Float Digital
Rebecca Ellul, Head of Strategy & Business Development, Digital & Tech Policy, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
Software Engineer Award – sponsored by NATWEST
Awarded to a woman who has made a significant difference to the art of software engineering and has built something new, shifted the art of the possible and is moving the profession forward.
Pae Natwilai, CEO & Founder, TRIK
Nelly Kiboi, Software Engineer, American Express
Nadine O'Hagan, Senior Software Engineer, PwC
Hannah Bird, Senior Squad Manager (Platform Engineering), Lloyds Banking Group
Team Leader Award - sponsored by American Express
Awarded to a woman whose team leadership has greatly contributed to the organisation’s success and is leading a team of up to 100 employees.
Janine Hughes-Griffiths, Director of Service, CGI
Edel Owen, CTO BUK Ventures, Barclays Bank
Sally Bogg, Head of Service Management, Leeds Beckett University
Ranjeet Ruprai, Technical Team Lead, Experian
Jasleen Budhiraja, Assistant Consultant, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd
Shilpa Shah, Director Technology Consulting, Women in Technology Lead, Deloitte MCS
Entrepreneur Award - sponsored by IBM iX
Awarded to an owner/operator of a technology business whose vision and talent will inspire others to start their own technology-related venture (over 24 months old)
Kim Nilsson, CEO, PIVIGO
Colleen Wong, Founder, Techsixtyfour
Joanne Smith, Founder & Group CEO, Recordsure
Helen Mitchell, Co-Founder, Blukudu Ltd
Innovator Award - sponsored by Equiniti
Awarded to a woman designing, developing, researching, implementing or being exceptionally creative with technology in an unconventional and innovative way.
McCall Dorr, Innovation Strategy Director, Experian
Maureen Biney, Software Engineer, American Express
Megha Prakash, Co-Founder & CEO, Earthmiles (GMS Partners Ltd)
Felicia Meyerowitz Singh, CEO, Akoni
Leader Award - sponsored by BP
Awarded to the woman operating in a senior technology role within her organisation, leading over 100 employees and making a contribution to the strategic direction of the business.
Angela Maragopoulou, Global Head of IOT / UCC Operations, Vodafone Group Services Limited
Deborah O'Neill, Partner, Oliver Wyman
Ana Perez, Senior Director, Consulting, Oracle
Marianne Breen-Hart, Program & Project Mgmt Associate Director, Accenture
Amy Chalfen, Global Service & Delivery Director, Decision Analytics, Experian Ltd
Sharon Moore MBE, CTO for Government, IBM
Male Agent of Change Award - sponsored by VMware
Awarded to a male agent of change for their active commitment to encouraging, advancing, sponsoring or championing the progress of women working in technology.
Jonathan Pritchard, Reader in Astrostatistics, Imperial College London
Jim Bichard, UK Insurance Leader, PwC
Phillip Neal, Digital Workplace Director, BP
Phill Wallace, Managing Director, Oracle Business Group
International Inspiration Award
Awarded to an individual based outside of the UK, male or female, for their active commitment to encouraging, advancing, sponsoring or championing the progress of women working in technology.
Jessie Haugh, Head of Research and Development, The Ablegamers Charity
Mujde Esin, Founder, KizCode
Adriana Bianca, Biofuels CIO and Ethics and Compliance Leader, BP