8.b Women4Tech – Industry Leadership Award (Individuals)

About this Category

GSMA Women4Tech focusses on successfully addressing the gender gap in the mobile industry. Gender equality in technology strengthens the industry and builds valuable professional communities and networks. It also supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and in particular SDG 5: “to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”.

This exclusive Women4Tech Award recognizes and celebrates leadership in the establishment of initiatives by people within the industry (males and females) to encourage and retain women and girls in the telecommunications industry or in the larger mobile entrepreneurial ecosystem.

We are seeking industry nominations and entries that highlight and reflect the role of women in Women4Technology’s four focus areas:

  • Empowering Technology: equality in the workplace, career development, talent retention
  • Encouraging Technology: mentorship programmes, education, universities and/or youth programmes
  • Transforming Technology: communication and media, business verticals (fintech, retail, automotive, etc)
  • Innovating in Technology: entrepreneurship, startups, VC’s and incubators supporting women and app development

This category is free to enter

This category is open to all organizations in the broad mobile industry to submit a candidate

Winner in 2018

Cheryl Miller Van Dyck, Founder & Director, Digital Leadership Institute


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