Awards: ‘ABI’ Award for Technical Leadership
The Award for Technical Leadership recognizes women technologists who demonstrate leadership through their contributions to technology and achievements in increasing the impact of women on technology. Recipients are honored by the technical women’s community at the Grace Hopper Celebration and invited to give a presentation on their work and accomplishments at the conference. The award includes a prize of $10,000.
The award is presented to a technical woman who inspires the women’s technology community through outstanding technological contributions.
Potential nominees have:
- Increased the impact of women on technology through her leadership
- Undertaken work that has covered new ground
- Increased women’s impact, representation, and effectiveness in the technology arena
Nominations are open now through May 23, 2013, 11:59pm PST
Nomination requires the following. Only completed submissions will be considered by the committee.
- Summary (30 word maximum) – Brief description of the nominee and their work. The Selection Committee will use this summary for identification purposes.
- Curriculum vitae or résumé*
- Statement of Merit* (2 – 3 pages) – The statement must include short bio(s) of the nominated person(s) and address the following issues:
- Describe the nominee’s leadership, technical work and accomplishments.
- Describe the increased impact of women on technology and how it was measured.
- Was the action taken with respect to a specific situation?
- What motivated the nominee(s) to take action?
- Did he/she/they encounter any significant challenges?
- At least two letters of reference* from professional contacts
*Acceptable formats for upload are: PDF Only.
- February 2013: Nominations now open! Submit a nomination today.
- May 15 23, 2013 11:59pm PST: Deadline to submit Nominations
- July 2013: Notifications will be sent to nominators
- October 3, 2013: Awards celebration in Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Kate Schafer, Innovative Healthcare IT, Chair
- Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research
- Karin Meyer
- Jane Prey
- Jennifer Rexford, Princeton University
- Dan Pitt, Open Networking Foundation, Chair
- Fran Allen, IBM
- Ruzena Bajcsy, University of California, Berkeley
- Laura Haas, IBM Almaden Research Center
- Wendy Hall, University of Southampton
- Janie Irwin, Penn State University
- Mary Lou Soffa, University of Virginia
- Elaine Weyuker
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