Nominations will be accepted through December 21, 2013. Nominations can be submitted on our ABIE Awards page. The Awards will be presented on May 8, 2014, at a dinner banquet celebration in Santa Clara, California.
The WOV Innovation ABIE Award recognizes a woman who has contributed significantly to technology innovation. The innovation could include creating unusual and important technology or a unique approach to developing technology in a significantly new and innovative way, such as by bringing diverse people and experiences together in the technology creation process.
The Social Impact ABIE Award recognizes a woman who developed or applied technology with a significant impact on society and/or the community. Previous Social Impact Award winners are women who have created or employed technologies that have changed our world in positive ways.
The Leadership ABIE Award recognizes a woman who is a leader of a significant technical organization, has led an important technology development or innovation, made a significant contribution to the technology industry, and is someone who inspires others. Women recognized have included the leader of a team of computer scientists, interaction designers, human factors engineers and social scientists who has fundamentally altered the way products are designed so that they are centered on people’s needs, the first female fellow at a major technology company, and the Chair of the Mozilla Foundation, who organized and motivated a massive, worldwide collective of employees and volunteers to launch the Firefox browser.