2020 FDM everywoman in Technology Award categories
- Academic Award
This is 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. This could include using technology to enhance and support research and teaching, achieving technological breakthroughs or leveraging one’s position to significantly encourage more talent into stem subjects.
- One to Watch Award - sponsored by Computacenter
This is awarded to a girl aged 11-18 who is actively encouraging girls to study STEM subjects at school-level or making waves in the tech space. This award seeks to identify young game-changers and is open to inspirational students
- Apprentice Award
This is awarded to a young woman apprentice who is a game-changer and is excelling in her early career.
- Rising Star Award - sponsored by T-Systems
This is awarded to a woman aged 26 or under who is excelling in her technology career, making a valuable contribution to her organisation.
- Digital Star - sponsored by CGI
This is 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.
- Software Engineer Award - sponsored by NatWest
Awarded to a woman who has made a significant difference to the art of software engineering. She has built something new, shifted the art of the possible and is moving the profession forward.
- Team Leader Award
This is awarded to a woman whose team leadership has greatly contributed to the organisation’s success. She is leading a team of up to 100 employees.
- Entrepreneur Award
This is awarded to an owner/operator of a technology business whose vision and talent will inspire others to start their own technology-related venture (trading for a minimum of 24 months)
- Innovator Award
This is awarded to a woman designing, developing, researching, implementing or being exceptionally creative with technology in an unconventional and innovative way.
- Leader Award - sponsored by BP
This will be awarded to the woman operating in a senior technology role within her organisation. She will be making a contribution to the strategic direction of the business. She is leading a team of over 100 employees.
- International Inspiration Award
This is awarded to an individual, male or female, for their active commitment to encouraging, advancing, sponsoring or championing the progress of women working in technology. They are based outside of the UK.
- Male Agent of Change Award
This is awarded to a male agent of change for their active commitment to encouraging, advancing, sponsoring or championing the progress of women working in technology.