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Social Impact Abie Award of $10,000 for Women

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2019/02/13
Social Impact Abie Award of $10,000 for Women

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The AnitaB.org is pleased to announce the Social Impact Abie Award. The Social Impact Abie Award recognizes a woman whose work is making a positive impact on women, technology and society. Nominees may have developed technology that caused social change or empowered women and increased their influence. Recipients are honored by the technical women’s community at Grace Hopper Celebration. The award also includes a cash prize of $10,000.

Selection criteria:

The award winner has helped create or implement a disruptive technology that expands opportunities for women and improves the quality of life within society. Nominees are evaluated based on the following:

  1. Impact on women: How has women’s empowerment increased through the technology, or how has women’s influence over technology increased?
  2. Impact on society: What is the degree and type of social change? Consider the scope of the impact, the level of innovation, and visibility of social change.
  3. Sustainability and scalability of the efforts

About AnitaB.org:

At AnitaB.org, they envision a future where the people who imagine and build technology mirror the people and societies for whom they build it. They connect, inspire, and guide women in computing, and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative.

Their social enterprise supports women in technical fields, as well as the organizations that employ them and the academic institutions training the next generation. A full roster of programs help women grow, learn, and develop their highest potential.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Female
Interest
Gender equality, Human Rights, Technology

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals, Mid Career Professionals
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Participation fees
Opportunity will take place in
Not specified
Required Documents
others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
No Language Required
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