Jury

The nominations for the Grace Hopper Award Program will be assessed by established professionals in the field of technologies and innovation, ranging from academic leaders to industry pioneers, technology evangelists, and workforce diversity supporters.

Natalia Villalobos

VP of Inclusion Strategy and Execution, New York Times

Maka Makhatadze

IT Academy STEP Georgia Co-Founder and Director

Mark McCord

Chief of Party, USAID Economic Security Program

Hawra Milani

Strategic Partners Manager, Meta

SANDRO ASATIANI

Rector and Lecturer, GeoLab

Kate Bunina

Managing Director, USMAC, Silicon Valley accelerator

Ana Robakidze

Co-founder & CEO, Theneo

Nino Nanitashvili

DevRel Community Manager, Google (EPAM)

Mariam Kobalia

Regional Gender and Economic Inclusion Policy Lead, EBRD Caucasus

Paata Sirbiladze

E-Commerce Lead, USAID Economic Security Program

Marika Shioshvili

Deputy Chief of Party, USAID Economic Security Program

DIANA KIGURADZE

Regional Manager for Caucasus Region, Visa

Mariam LASHKHI

Deputy Chairperson, Foreign Relations Committee, Parliament of Georgia

MAMUKA SAMKHARADZE

Director, IT Services, UGT

Nikoloz Kobakhidze

Founder, THE Crossroads, Board Member, Women in Tech