WiT Award Categories 

The WiT Awards celebrate Queensland Women in Technology.  Whilst you do not need to be residing in Queensland to apply, you do need to demonstrate significant contribution to Queensland technology industries for your application to be considered.  For more information email secretariat@wit.org.au.

Nominations and Applications open 1 May, 2017

Download Application Information Booklet to find out more about our awards application process


Our 2017 WiT Award categories are: 

ICT AWARDS

ICT Young Achiever

 

Eligibility:

  • Women in university or new to the industry in a graduate position (up to 2 years in) making a significant contribution to their team and organisation 
  • University experience (from 1 year undergraduate)/up to 2 years in a graduate (or other) position with an organisation
  • Women in Technology (WiT) membership
  • Based in Queensland with contributions to Queensland technology industry (either through their own organisation or other activities)

Prizes:

  • Trophy
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership 
 

ICT Rising Star

 

Eligibility:

  • Women making a significant contribution to the growth and development of their teams and own organisation, serving as role models for others to aspire to 
  • 3–7 years’ experience
  • Women in Technology (WiT) membership
  • Based in Queensland with contributions to the Queensland technology industry (either through their own organisation, or other activities)

  

Prizes:

  • Trophy
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership 

ICT Professional

Eligibility:

  • Women making a significant contribution to the growth and development of their teams and own organisation, serving as role models for others to aspire to
  • 7-15 years’ experience
  • Women in Technology (WiT) membership
  • Based in Queensland with contributions to Queensland technology industry (either through their own organisation or other activities)

Prizes:

  • Trophy
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership 

ICT Outstanding

Eligibility:

  • Women making an outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Queensland's ICT industry who serve as role models for others to aspire to
  • 15 years or more experience
  • Women in Technology (WiT) membership
  • Based in Queensland with contributions to Queensland technology industry (either through their own organisation or other activities)

Prizes:

  • Trophy 
  • Perpetual Trophy
  • WiT ICT Ambassadorship
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership 

LIFE SCIENCES AWARDS 

Life Science Young Achiever

 

Eligibility:

 

  • Women in Life Science who are pre-award (final year of or awaiting award of PhD)

  • Women in Technology (WiT) membership

  • Based in Queensland with contributions to the Queensland life sciences industry (either through their own organisation or other activities)

 

Prizes:

  • Trophy
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership

Life Science Rising Star 

 

Eligibility: 

  • Women with less than 7 years postdoctoral experience
  • Women in Technology (WiT) membership
  • Based in Queensland with contributions to the Queensland life sciences industry (either through their own organisation, or other activities)

Prizes:

  • Trophy 
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership 

Life Science Research Leader

 

Eligibility:

  • Research Leader making a recognized contribution to the field of life sciences research and development (either through their own organisation, or other activities)

  • Women with greater than 7 years postdoctoral experience

  • Women in Technology membership

  • Based in Queensland with contributions to Queensland technology industry (either through their own organisation or other activities)

Prizes:

  • Trophy
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership 

 

Life Sciences Outstanding

Eligibility:

  • Women making an outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Queensland’s life sciences industry who serve as role models for others to aspire to
  • Women with 15 years or more experience
  • Women in Technology membership
  • Based in Queensland with contributions to the growth and development of Queensland's life sciences industry (either through their own organisation or other activities)

Prizes:

  • Trophy
  • Perpetual Trophy
  • WiT Life Sciences Ambassadorship
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership 

SUE WICKENDEN ENTREPRENEURIAL AWARDS

Established Entrepreneur


 

Eligibility:

 

  • Women entrepreneur and business owner

  • Women in Technology member

  • Based in Queensland

  • 3+ years trading

 

Prizes:

 

  • Trophy 
  • Perpetual Trophy
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership 

Start Up Entrepreneur

 

Eligibility:

 

  • Women technology start up entrepreneur
  • Women in Technology member
  • Based in Queensland
  • 0-3 years trading

Prizes:

  • Trophy
  • Perpetual Trophy
  • $1000 prize money
  • One year Individual WiT Membership

EMPLOYER OF CHOICE AWARDS 

Corporate

 

Eligibility:  

  • Organisations with >200 employees (male & female)
  • Organisations demonstrating outstanding commitment to providing a working environment that embraces equal opportunity, flexibility in work practices, and programs that otherwise allow women and men to participate equally in the workforce
  • Women in Technology (WiT) corporate membership
  • Based in Queensland with contributions to Queensland technology industry (either through their own organisation or other activities)

Prizes:

  • Trophy 
  • Perpetual Trophy
  • One year Corporate Company WiT Membership 

Small Business  


Eligibility:

 
  • Small and medium enterprises with <200 employees (male & female)
  • Organisations demonstrating outstanding commitment to providing a working environment that embraces equal opportunity, flexibility in work practices, and programs that otherwise allow women and men to participate equally in the workforce
  • Women in Technology (WiT) medium or small company membership
  • Based in Queensland with contributions to Queensland technology industry (either through their own organisation or other activities)
 
Prizes:
 
  • Trophy
  • Perpetual Trophy
  • One year Medium or Small Business WiT Membership 
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