2020 EQUALS in Tech Awards

The 2020 EQUALS in Tech Awards will take place this Friday, 6th November from 13:00 – 14:00 UTC as an event at IGF2020. We hope you can all join us at the event. If you need registration information, please visit EQUALS.

About the Awards

The Equals in Tech Awards are given every year to organizations and individuals working to help girls and women gain equal internet access, digital skills and opportunities in the tech industry. Individuals and organizations can nominate their own initiatives or those of others for an award in the following categories:


Access: Initiatives related to improving women’s and girls’ digital technology access, connectivity and security

Skills: Initiatives that support development of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills of women and girls

Leadership (in two subcategories):

– Initiatives focused on promoting women in decision-making roles within the ICT field

– Initiatives promoting women’s leadership in technology SMEs (small and medium enterprises)

Research: Initiatives prioritizing research on gender digital divides and producing reliable evidence to tackle diversity issues within STEM and computing fields.

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