grace hopper award program Finalists
The Grace Hopper Award Program recognizes local girls and women in the information and communication technology (ICT) industry and puts a spotlight on those organizations and initiatives that are making strides towards promoting women’s increased participation in the ICT sector. Every year 3 finalists compete for the award in six categories. Additionally, the program recognizes Special Mentions - individuals and organisations for outstanding profiles and contributions.
Emerging leader award finalists
The Emerging Leader Award is granted to a woman or a queer aged 18 - 35, who is bringing change through technology or has outstanding achievements in tech. The category recognizes those with exceptional academic performances, professional aspirations, or community impact at an early stage. The goal of this category is to uplift the future generation of changemakers who will drive the tech industry and ensure inclusive growth.
ICT CHampion Award finalists
The ICT Champion Award is granted to a woman or a queer in a senior role in the technology industry and is a role model for other women, bringing change individually or within the organization in education, private sector, government, consulting, or non-profit.
tech startup award finalists
The Tech Startup Award is granted to a startup either owned or led by a woman or a queer that has significant success and growth and introduces innovative products, services, or business models using ICT. The category showcase startups driving the entrepreneurial scenery with the potential to scale.
program award finalists
The Program Award recognizes a program, project, or community initiative that supports girls’ and women’s engagement in tech through skills development, publicity campaigns, mentorship, or others.
Alte University, Technovation Girls
Ilia State University
industry award finalists
The Industry Award is designed to recognize an exemplary organisation making strides in the ICT industry for achieving equality, diversity, and the advancement of women in tech leadership.
Supporter award finalists
The Supporter Award recognizes an individual either a woman or a man or a queer who has shown leadership and is contributing to gender equality in the organization or the technology industry and is a role model for others in promoting women in tech.