July 15, 2016

Nominations Due 8/1 for CITRIS Athena Awards, Women and Organizations Inspiring Next-Gen Tech Leaders

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On October 5, CLTC and CITRIS will be presenting”Women in Technology,” a symposium focused on the gender gap in technology professions. As part of that event, our friends at CITRIS will be awarding the inaugural CITRIS Athena Awards, to recognize women and organizations who embody, encourage, and promote the inclusion of women in technology and computer science. Awardees inspire others to pursue and persevere in technical careers by way of their outstanding contributions, and by service and mentorship toward promoting education and inclusion in the field.

Nominations are open to women, projects, and organizations across the United States. Awards include travel support to attend the Women in Technology symposium at UC Berkeley, where awards and cash prizes totaling $10,000 will be presented. The deadline for nominations is 5:00PM PDT on August 1, 2016. Click here to submit a nomination.

CITRIS EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP AWARD

The Executive Leadership Awards recognize individuals who demonstrate executive leadership or outstanding technical accomplishment, and support the professional development and promotion of women in their companies, organizations or the field at large.

CITRIS ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP AWARD

The Academic Leadership Awards recognize senior leaders in academia or national labs who have a demonstrated record of accomplishment as well as encouraged or mentored young scholars.

CITRIS EARLY CAREER AWARD

The Early Career Awards recognize promising young leaders in industry, academia, or the public sector.

CITRIS NEXT GENERATION ENGAGEMENT AWARD

Nominees may be organizations or programs that encourage girls or young women to pursue interests in technology and computer science.

Click here to nominate an inspiring woman or organization.