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Celebrating and recognizing women who have disrupted or are transforming businesses, industries, and communities through the use of technology.
The finalists have been announced! The winners will be announced on 13th Mar
Tech Playmaker Awards

What makes a Technology Playmaker?

We are looking for women who are passionate about leveraging technology in innovative ways to inspire and drive everyday change in their organizations and communities. If that sounds like you, or someone you know, click on the nominate button and read more.

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Guest Speakers

The key speakers for our 2019 event have been announced. We will be joined by Eileen Burbidge of Passion Capital and last years Tech Playmaker of the Year, Hadeel Ayoub.

  • Eileen Burbidge
    Eileen Burbidge
    Partner, Passion Capital
  • Hadeel Ayoub
    Hadeel Ayoub
    Founder, BrightSign

2019 Award Categories

There are 7 individual award categories, each with a €5,000 prize. Individual winners will also have a chance to win the top prize of €10,000 and become the Technology Playmaker of the Year 2019. To read more about the 2019 award categories, and to start a nomination, click on the nominate button below.

2019 award categories
  • 17th Sept
    Nominations open
  • 6th Jan
    Deadline for nominations
  • 29th Jan
    Finalists Announced
  • 13th Mar
    Award Ceremony

Our Judges

The awards will be judged by leading figures from across the technology industry, academia, politics and the media, including the Chief Executive Officer of, Gillian Tans. Click on explore below to find out more about our judges.


2018 Awards

Hadeel Ayoub, founder and CEO of BrightSign, was our overall Technology Playmaker of the Year 2018. Read more about Hadeel and our other 2018 winners on our 2018 Awards page.

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