Call for Nominations: 2022 EQUALS in Tech Awards

Last Updated on March 30, 2022

EQUALS in Tech Awards

Nominations are open for the EQUALS in Tech Awards 2022. They want to hear about initiatives, projects, movements, organizations, and institutions around the world working to bridge the gender digital divide.

EQUALS is seeking nominations for initiatives both large and small, from around the world, in the following award categories:

  • Access: Initiatives related to improving women and girl’s digital technology access, connectivity, and security
  • Skills: Initiatives that support the development of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills of women and girls
  • Leadership in Tech: Initiatives focused on promoting women in decision-making roles within the ICT field
  • Leadership in SME: Initiatives promoted by tech sector companies to bridge the digital gender divide
  • Research: Initiatives prioritizing research on gender digital divides and producing reliable evidence to tackle diversity issues within STEM and computing fields


  • Winners join a strong, active community of support and expand their networks among organizations with shared goals.
  • Winning an EQUALS in Tech Award offers opportunities to connect with like-minded entrepreneurs, investors, activists, researchers, and leaders from intergovernmental agencies, academia and the private sector.
  • EQUALS frequently asks winners to promote their work through various channels.
  • Finally, winners are invited to join an Advisory Panel that chooses future award winners. 


  • Open to all individuals and organizations, regardless of their languages and nationalities, who wish to submit projects aimed at advancing gender equality using ICTs.
  • They are looking for innovative initiatives and projects promoting gender equality online and in the tech sector.
  • Eligible initiatives and projects should:
    • Reach girls and women in an impactful way;
    • Have the potential to scale or be replicated once reconfigured/adapted to other contexts;
    • Be innovative
    • Work in collaboration with partners


The nomination form is available in six languages:

For more information, visit EQUALS in Tech Awards.

Deadline: May 6, 2022

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