Wequity Women in Tech Awards

The most prestigious award dedicated to celebrating women technologists in India

Wequity Women in Tech Awards

Wequity Awards are the epitome of excellence and inspiration, honouring women in technology and champions of inclusivity at the workplace. The Awards, a first in India, recognises and celebrates exceptional work done in the field of technology by women and their key enablers.

The vision of Wequity Awards is to make the women technologists and their contribution more visible and shine a light on their incredible work in taking technology and society forward. These incredible women, and their allies, create impact far beyond the confines of their field and serve as an inspiration for the young women who are starting their career in technology. We honour individuals who pay forward to shape a larger network of women and men who support a gender-neutral workplace for technologists.

SCHEDULECATEGORIES
Applications opening – 9th December 2022 Applications closing – 31st January 2022Technical ExcellenceWequitism Champions
Panel Evaluation – 4th February to 13th February 2022Tech Beacon – A woman technology leader who has influenced through outstanding technology contributionsSolidarity Idol – A female ally who goes out of her way to support and help women technologists to grow
Communication to shortlisted nominees – 16th Feb to 18th Feb 2022Tech Exemplar – A woman technologist who has significant achievements and potential in her area of technical expertiseThe Equalizer – A male sponsor whose voice and work has progressed women in technology
Awards Announcement (Social Media) – 16th March 2022The Techinist – This award is for an accomplished woman in a technical role who has contributed exceptionally well in her technical area or has one or more technical patents to her name and is consistently innovative in her work.

Common Guidelines

  • The Wequity Awards are run on an annual basis.
  • Nominations are open to women in technology and male sponsors in business or technology roles, across India.
  • Both self-nominations and nomination by others on behalf of an individual will be accepted.
  • All awards carry three eligibility criteria which have to be met in order to proceed with a nomination.
  • Applications need to be submitted within the stated timeframes and in the completed format to be accepted.
  • Evaluation is done by a niche panel of industry experts and leaders facilitated by Wequity.
  • All nominees will receive a minimum of two communications from the Wequity team:
    • Acknowledgement of application received, within two days of submission
    • Information on nomination results, one working week prior to the Awards ceremony
    • Further communication for additional details on the application may be expected during the submission and evaluation process.
  • Final winners will receive a communication.
Based on the current scenario of the backdrop of the pandemic, winners will receive recognition through the following ways:
  • Given a certificate of recognition
  • Opportunity to make a video that will be published on Wequity YouTube channel.
  • Names and Profile published on the Wequity website through the year.

Have a question?
The Wequity team is available to help you with any questions regarding the Wequity Women in Tech Awards.

Email: contactus@wequity.tech

FAQs about the Wequity Awards 2022:

The ceremony will be a virtual one. It will be premiered on our YouTube channel on 16th March. The timing of the premiere will be informed to you at a later date.

The winners will be announced only on 16th March during our premiere on YouTube and not before.

The polls are being conducted to purely provide additional avenues for women in tech and their key enablers to be showcased both externally and within their own organizations.

Follow us on LinkedInInstagram and Twitter for the latest updates on the Awards. There will be regular updates upto the awards ceremony on 16th March.

Nominees have to provide their photographs and current designation details by 22nd February and send it to contactus@wequity.tech

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