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Now in its third year, the awards recognize and celebrate women who are transforming businesses, industries, and communities through technology and inspiring the next generation of female tech leaders.
Tech Playmaker Awards

What makes a Technology Playmaker?

We are looking for women who are passionate about using technology in innovative ways to make an impact in their organizations and communities, and championing greater diversity of all kinds in the sector. If that sounds like you, or someone you know, click on the nominate button and read more.

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2020 Award Categories

There are 9 individual award categories, each with a €5,000 prize. Individual winners will also have a chance to become the Technology Playmaker of the Year 2020 and win the top prize of €10,000. To read more about the award categories, and to start a nomination, click on the nominate button below.

2019 award categories
  • October 1, 2019
    Nominations open
  • December 21, 2019
    Deadline for nominations
  • January 2020
    Finalists announced
  • March 26, 2020
    Awards ceremony

Judging Panel

The awards will be judged by leading figures in the global technology industry, entrepreneurs, academics, policymakers and the media, as well as Chairwoman Gillian Tans. Click below to find out more about our judges.


2019 Awards

The 2019 awards ceremony took place on March 13, 2019 in London. View photos from the night and read about our 2019 winners, including Linda Liukas, author and illustrator of Hello Ruby and founder of Rail Girls, who was nominated the 2019 Technology Playmaker of the Year.

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