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Now in its third year, the awards recognize and celebrate women who are transforming businesses, industries, and communities through technology and inspiring the next generation of female tech leaders.
Tech Playmaker Awards

Winners Announcement Update

Winners of the Technology Playmaker Awards 2020 will be announced on Thursday April 9th, 2020 at 13:00 CEST on this website

What makes a Technology Playmaker?

We are recognizing women who are passionate about using technology in innovative ways to make an impact in their organizations and communities, and championing greater diversity of all kinds in the sector. A very warm congratulations to the winners of the Technology Playmaker Awards 2020.

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Award Categories

There are 9 individual award categories, each with a €5,000 prize. Individual winners will also have a chance to become the Technology Playmaker of the Year 2020 and win the top prize of €10,000. Nominations are now closed.

2019 award categories
  • October 01, 2019
    Nominations open
  • January 14, 2020
    Deadline for nominations
  • February 2020
    Finalists announced
  • April 09, 2020
    Winners announcement

Judging Panel

The awards were judged by leading figures in the global technology industry, entrepreneurs, academics, policymakers and the media, as well as Chairwoman Gillian Tans. Click below to find out more about our judges.


2019 Awards

The 2019 awards ceremony took place on March 13, 2019 in London. View photos from the night and read about our 2019 winners, including Linda Liukas, author and illustrator of Hello Ruby and founder of Rail Girls, who was nominated as the Technology Playmaker of the Year 2019.

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