Women in Tech® Global Awards Categories

Aspiring Teen Award

This category honors a young, up-and-coming talent in the tech field who demonstrates exceptional potential and passion for technology.

Most Disruptive Award POWERED BY AWS

Recognizing the individual who has made the most significant impact by challenging the status quo and pushing boundaries within the tech industry.

Best Ally Award powered by Meltwater

Celebrating an ally who actively supports and advocates for women in technology, fostering an inclusive and supportive environment.

Most Impactful Initiative Award

Acknowledging an initiative or project that has had a remarkable impact in advancing diversity, equality, and inclusion in the tech sector.

Woman in Web3 Award

This category highlights a woman who has made significant contributions and achievements in the emerging field of Web3 technologies such as blockchain, decentralized finance, and digital currencies.


Recognizing a woman who has effectively integrated technology with the arts, utilizing innovative techniques or platforms to create groundbreaking artistic experiences.

Women in Tech® Start-Up Award

Celebrating a female-founded or co-founded start-up that has demonstrated exceptional innovation, growth potential, and a positive impact in the tech industry.

Global Leadership Women in Tech® Award

Honoring an exemplary female leader who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, driving transformative change and making a significant impact on a global scale.

women in tech® Lifetime Achievement Award powered by absa bank

The highest accolade of the Women in Tech Global Awards, recognizing a woman who has dedicated her career to the tech industry and has consistently contributed to its advancement, leaving a lasting legacy.


These award categories aim to showcase and honor exceptional women, initiatives, and organizations that are shaping the future of technology and inspiring the next generation of innovators.

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