Diversity in Tech Awards: A wrap-up of the winners

Diversity in Tech Awards: A wrap-up of the winners

Despite conversations about gender diversity in tech, women are still underrepresented, underpaid, and often discriminated against in the tech industry. There are individuals and organizations though that are trying to close the gender gap, and initiatives that recognize these efforts.

On the 7th of October, the Diversity in Tech Awards celebrated the best in tech and recognized the broad efforts of promoting diversity in the workplace and narrowing the gender gap in the technology sector.

The awards were split into two category areas; Diversity in Tech and Women in Tech. The Diversity in Tech categories celebrated awards for role models in tech, LGBTQ+ inclusion, social mobility, disability inclusion, cultural inclusion, generational inclusion and health and wellness, while the Women in Tech categories focused on tech leadership, entrepreneurship, digital transformation, mentorship and data science.

These are the winners:

Cultural Inclusion Award

United Women Leading in Technology

Optum Ireland

Data Scientist Award

Shruti Jadon

Juniper Networks

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Digital Transformation Award

Alina Timofeeva

Oliver Wyman

Disability Inclusion Award

Rethink Ireland

International Diversity Role Model Award

Usha Khatiwada

NRN Infrastructure & Development Limited

Entrepreneur Award

Sandra Healy

Inclusio

Health & Wellness Award

Frank Lavernaro

Ease Hospitality

LGBTQ+ Inclusion Award

United LGBTQ Leadership Council

Fiserv

Mentorship Award

Peace Mitchell

The Women’s Business School

Rising Star Award

Alina Timofeeva

Oliver Wyman

Tech Leader Award

Rhonda Childress

IBM

Trailblazer Award

Aisling Teillard

Our Tandem

Young Female STEM Pioneer

Neha Shukla

SixFeetApart

Grace Hopper Award

Sheree Atcheson

Women Who Code

Diversity in Tech Impact Award

Specialisterne

International Diverse Company Of The Year

Tata Consultancy Services

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