EQUALS Global Partnership invites applications for the EQUALS in Tech Awards for initiatives helping Women & Girls across the Digital Divide in the USA 2022.

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

Worth of Award

  • 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.


EQUALS is 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

How to Apply

Click here to access the nomination form.

Deadline: Nominations for the EQUALS in Tech Awards are open until May 6, 2022.


Click here for more details and to apply