The ICT Champion Award is granted to a woman or a queer who has reached a leadership role in the technology industry and is a role model for other women, bringing change individually or within the organization. The category recognizes the most accomplished professionals and changemakers in the field of ICT regardless of the type of sector they represent whether it’s education, private sector, government, consulting, or non-profit.
An award candidate should meet the following criteria:
Identifies as a woman or a queer
Resides in Georgia or is a citizen of Georgia residing abroad.
Has a university degree in ICT, computer science, engineering, math, or related fields.
Has at least 5 years of professional work experience in the field of ICT.
Holds a senior position in academia, industry, government, or non-profit and has gained significant achievements in the field of ICT.
Has made a significant impact in the field of ICT within the organization, the community, or the country.
Nominations of individuals who meet the above criteria can be submitted by the individuals themselves or by another person.
The winner will be awarded by the supporter organization VISA. The prize will be defined together with the category winner, depending on needs.