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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.

Our WiT Award categories are currently under review for our 2017 WiT Awards, below are our 2016 Categories:  

LIFE SCIENCES AND/OR ICT AWARDS:

Employer of Choice Award   


For the employer demonstrating commitment to providing an outstanding working environment for women

  • Trophy
  • One year WiT Corporate Membership valued at $2035

Sue Wickenden Entrepreneurial Award   


For outstanding women whose vision, leadership and initiative have created their own enterprise.

  • $1000 Cash Prize
  • TROPHY
  • perpetual trophy
  • one year wiT INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

 Life Sciences and/or ICT Research Award   


For women making a recognised contribution to the field of ICT or Life Sciences research and development.

  • $1000 Cash Prize
  • TROPHY
  • One year WiT individual Membership

Life Sciences and/or ICT Rising Star Award   


For women with less than 7 years industry experience in ICT or Life Sciences.

  • $1000 Cash Prize
  • Trophy
  • One year WiT individual Membership

ICT AWARDS:

ICT Outstanding Achievement Award   


For women making a significant 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)   

  • $1000 Cash prize
  • Trophy
  • Perpetual Trophy
  • Title of WiT ICT Ambassador 2016
  • One year WiT individual membership


ICT Professional Award 


For women with 7- 15 years industry experience making a significant contribution to their teams, organisations or industry.
  • choice of attending a wit development program course
  • TROPHY
  • ONE YEAR WIT INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

LIFE SCIENCES AWARDS:
 

Life Sciences Outstanding Achievement Award   

For women making a significant contribution to the growth and development of Queensland's life sciences industry who serve as role models for others to aspire to. (15 years or more experience)

  • $1000 Cash prize
  • Trophy
  • Perpetual Trophy
  • Title of WiT LIFE SCIENCES Ambassador 2016
  • ONE YEAR WIT INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

PhD Career Start Award   


For PhD students working in IT or life sciences. Student must be in final year of PhD or have submitted their PhD after 1 January 2016. 

  • $1000 Cash Prize
  • TROPHY
  • One year WiT individual Membership

NEW AWARDS:

 

Rural and Remote Life Sciences and/or ICT Award  **NEW   


Outstanding women making a recognised contribution to the field of Life Sciences or ICT in rural or remote areas. (Based on non-metropolitan classified areas (M1/M2) per the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan Areas (RRMA) classification, i.e. areas where the urban centre population is less than 100,000. Details found at aihw.gov.au)

  • $1000 Cash Prize
  • TROPHY
  • One year WiT individual Membership


Outstanding Educator working in the Life Sciences and/or ICT Award  **NEW   


Outstanding female teacher/educator having positive impact on students in ICT or Life Sciences studies.

  • $1000 Cash Prize
  • TROPHY
  • One year WiT individual Membership
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