2023 Women in Technology Queensland Awards
Enter yourself or your female-led/majority female team, project, start-up or business in the 2023 WiT Awards by 30 June 2023
The annual Women in Technology (WiT) Awards is Queensland’s longest-running Industry Awards which celebrates the extensive impact that passionate women from across STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) have on the world.
The WiT Awards recognises the incredible talents, outstanding achievements and every-day contributions made by change-making Queensland women in STEM who are creating or positively shaping technologically driven innovations, solutions, services, research advancements, educational or community initiatives across various industries to:
- benefit Queenslanders;
- enhance our communities;
- strengthen local businesses and industries;
- create a healthier, more sustainable Queensland OR
- protect our natural world.
Explore our 10 categories in 2023
Our 2023 Awards categories are open to female individuals, female-led teams or projects and majority female start-ups or businesses driving positive change in their field of STEM for the benefit of Queenslanders. The application criteria of each Award category has been refreshed to align with the principles behind our 5 core values
Our Employer of Change category is open to organisations of any size from any industry to recognise the impact of their ongoing commitment to lifting up females in STEM disciplines to achieve excellence in their field as part of the ongoing journey towards creating greater equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and in STEM fields.
Employer of Change Award
Raising the Regions Award
First Nations Change Maker Award
Lifting Communities Award
Inspiring Excellence in Research & Education Award
Entering the Awards empowers you, your team and/or your business to:
Strengthen your reach and impact
Gain widespread recognition as a leading industry expert, thought leader, change-maker, disruptor or innovator advocating for and driving positive change in your chosen field. Be seen as an inspiring and influential role model who encourages more women and girls to consider, participate and flourish in STEM careers or fields of study.
Expand your network
Connect with industry leaders, key decision makers and specialists in your field and across Queensland’s STEM community to help you form valuable connections, collaborations or partnerships that may open up funding opportunities for growth and create new opportunities for building continued support for your cause, research, innovation, initiative or transformative ideas to further increase your impact.
Unlock your potential
The process of applying to enter the WiT Awards is a valuable opportunity for you, your team or your business to reflect on the impact of your achievements, contributions and milestones reached to date. It’s also an opportunity to celebrate how far you’ve come and set new goals or aspirations to work towards that empower you to strengthen your impact in your workplace, industry and wider community.
In 2023, we’ve re-imagined the future of the WiT Awards to recognise the numerous ways in which passionate, change-making women in STEM disciplines are supported to challenge the status quo to advocate and empower women or girls in STEM and shape technologically driven innovations or transformative ideas that enhance the wellbeing of Queensland people, communities, industries and the natural world.
This year, nine of our 10 Awards categories are open to female individuals, female-led teams or projects and majority female start-ups or businesses driving positive change in their field of STEM for the benefit of Queenslanders.
Our Employer of Change category is open to organisations of any size to recognise the impact of their ongoing commitment to lifting up females in STEM disciplines to achieve excellence in their field.
We’ve also refreshed the criteria of each Award category to align with the principles behind our 5 core values below.
WiT Chair Iyari Cevallos explains more in the video below
Join the celebrations in 2023
The annual WiT Awards brings together Queensland’s leading industry leaders, decision makers, key influencers, thought leaders and specialists in STEM across various industries.
In 2022, more than 900 curious, caring & creative human beings came together in person to celebrate inspiring women from across STEM and the champions of change who support them.
Save the date – Friday 22 September 2023
The 2023 WiT Awards Presentation and Gala Dinner will be held on Friday 22 September 2023 at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane (next to the RNA showgrounds).
Celebrating 25 years of connection and community at the 2022 WiT Awards
The 2022 WiT Awards on Friday 16 September 2022 was a very special night for the Women in Technology (WiT) community. More than 900 curious, caring & creative human beings came together in person to celebrate inspiring women from across STEM and the champions of change who support them.
But this was more than just an awards night. It was a celebration of what it means to be human.