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Nominations for the 2014 European
Ada Awards launched on 4 April 2014 in Athens, Greece, in the context of the “ Women and Girls Go Digital!” event, co-organised by ECWT and celebrating the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Nominations for this year’s European Ada Awards – named after the first-ever computer programmer, Ada Lovelace, Lady Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace – are now being accepted in the following categories:
Deadline for submissions for the European Ada Awards is
16 September 2014 and winners in each category will be recognised at the Ada Awards Ceremony on 30 October 2014 in Rome, as part of the closing event for the 2014 eSkills for Jobs campaign. Please follow the noted links to find out more about each Award.
Ada Awards™ recognise outstanding girls and women in digital sectors globally and the organisations that support them. The European Ada Awards™, launched in 2013 by the Digital Leadership Institute (formerly Zen Digital Europe) and its partners – CEPIS, DIGITALEUROPE, ECWT and European SchoolNet – are an official pledge to the Grand Coalition for Digital Skills and Jobs in Europe, and have the following objectives:
Increase the number of digitally-skilled girls and women in Europe;
Increase participation of girls and women in digitally-driven and digitally-enabled studies, enterprises and jobs;
Recognise outstanding women and girls in digitally-enabled and digitally-driven studies and careers; and
Showcase organisations who are increasing participation of girls and women, particularly in leadership roles, in digital sectors.
For questions or to become a partner or sponsor of the Ada Awards, please contact us.
On 4 April 2014, in honour of the
Hellenic Presidency of the European Council, nominations for the 2014 European Ada Awards will officially open in the context of the “ Women & Girls Go Digital” event, co-organised by ECWT, in Athens. We look forward to a great turnout for the event and a record number of 2014 nominations for Digital Girl, Digital Woman, and Digital Impact Organisation of the Year in Europe.
Ada Awards are an initiative of the Digital Leadership Institute and its partners – CEPIS, DIGITALEUROPE, ECWT, and the European SchoolNet – that aims to recognise outstanding girls and women in digital sectors in Europe and organisations supporting them.
The European Ada Awards were launched as a five-year pledge to the
Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs and are part of the 2014 Eskills for Jobs campaign. In 2013, Ms. Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, was personal patron of the Awards and presented prizes in the following categories to deserving girls, women and organisations in Europe:
An award for
African Digital Woman of the Year was also presented in 2013.
Thank you to partners and sponsors of the 2013 and 2014 European Ada Awards!
Welcome to the homepage of the Ada Awards, recognising outstanding girls and women in digital studies and careers the world over, and the people and organisations who support them!
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Digital Leadership Institute to learn more about the organisation behind the Ada Awards!
On the heels of a fantastic 2013
European Digital Woman of the Year™ Award campaign, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the African Digital Woman of the Year™ Award! Enjoy here a message about these awards by Dr. Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General of the United Nations International Telecoms Union (ITU)!
To find out more about the different Ada Award categories, please see below.
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