Scottish Tech Startup Awards 2019

Diversity in Tech Champion

This award recognises an individual who has made a distinct contribution to building a more diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem in Scotland, and whose work has helped make the Scottish technology industry more accessible to people from traditionally under-represented groups

WHAT THE JUDGES ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Passion (25%): does the nominee show a clear and unique commitment to increasing the diversity and inclusiveness of the Scottish technology ecosystem?

  • Advocacy (25%): is the nominee actively engaged in advocacy and mentorship efforts designed to help achieve a more diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem in Scotland?

  • Impact (50%): has the nominee’s work had a clear and demonstrable impact, in terms of helping bring more people from traditionally under-represented groups into the Scottish technology ecosystem?

WHO’S ELIGIBLE:

Any individual or organisation working in the Scottish technology ecosystem

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! THE FINALISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON Monday 21 OCTOBER.

Last year’s winner


 
Maria Gutierrez, Women Who Code Edinburgh

Maria Gutierrez, Women Who Code Edinburgh