There are 9 award categories, each with a €5,000 prize. Individual winners will also have a chance to become the Booking.com Technology Playmaker of the Year 2020 and win an additional €10,000 prize. Winners can also choose to donate their prize money to a charity of their choice.
This award recognizes a woman who began their technology career within the past three years. A Rising Technologist is already making an early impact within her organization, and shows tremendous potential to achieve great things in the tech industry. She could come from either a start-up, an established organization, or a public sector body. A prize of €5,000 will be awarded to the winner.