Call for Nominations: ITU/UN Women Equals in Tech Awards 2017 for Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in Technology

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Call for Nominations: ITU/UN Women Equals in Tech Awards 2017 for Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in Technology

24th July 2017 Uncategorized 0
Application Deadline: 15 September, 2017
Have you been inspired by a project helping women and girls cross the digital divide?
Nominations are now open for the equals in tech awards until 15 September 2017.
The annual award by ITU and UN Women recognizes work around the globe helping to narrow the gender digital divide in three areas:

ACCESS

Develop gender responsive ICT governance, policy and access-Initiatives focused on new legislation, policy frameworks or internal corporate strategy to improve women’s digital technology access, connectivity and security

SKILLS

Encourage women and girls to pursue education in STEM studies-Initiatives encouraging more women in the STEM field (science, technology, engineering and math), focusing on the development of more relevant content, and addressing and overcoming cultural and social barriers that women face when entering STEM education.

ACCESS

Promote women in the technology sector-Initiatives that promote gender equality in ICT careers, especially initiatives where girls and women are cultivated as creators, developers, leaders and decision-makers.

Please nominate yourself or others – civil society, public sector, UN system and international organizations, private sector or academia – who have done exceptional work in the following Areas:

Please nominate yourself or others – civil society, public sector, UN system and international organizations, private sector or academia – who have done exceptional work in the following Areas:

ACCESS: Develop Gender Responsive ICT Governance, Policy and Access: initiatives focused on new legislation, policy frameworks or internal corporate strategy to improve women’s access, connectivity, and security with respect to digital technologies.

SKILLS: Encourage Women and Girls to Pursue Education in STEM studies: initiatives encouraging more women in this field, focusing on the development of more relevant content, addressing and overcoming cultural and social barriers that women face when entering STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education.

LEADERSHIP: Promote Women in the Technology Sector: initiatives that promote gender equality in ICT careers, especially initiatives where girls and women are cultivated as creators, developers, leaders and decision-makers.

TO MAKE NOMINATIONS, CLICK HERE

If you have any questions, please email us: Equals-in-tech-awards@itu.int

More information on the EQUALS website: www.equals.org

Please note that the deadline to submit is 15 September 2017.

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