Women in Tech advocate of the year
Recognizing an inspirational organization or person for their accomplishments as leaders in business and visionaries of technology who have made a difference in their community and have gone out of their way to support the cause of attracting more women in the tech industry over the last 24 months.
AWS re/Start lead – UK&I and Nordics | Finland
CEO CoInsights APS, Founder High5Girls | Denmark
Senior Data Scientist | Norway
Helena Sveinborg Jonsdottir
Developer Advocate at Qlik | Sweden
Rising star of the year
Recognises an up-and-coming tech professional in the last five years that has demonstrated exceptional creativity or ability within the industry; who is recognised by others as having the potential to become a future leader in their industry and presents significant evidence of a promising future.
Claudia Antwi-Adjei Hedegaard
Strategic Advisor at Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) | Norway
Innovation and Experience Designer at Accenture’s Metaverse Continuum Business group| Finland
CEO, Founder Víkonnekt | Iceland
Senior AI Solution Manager at KPMG NewTech | Denmark
CEO and Founder of iTrack Reading | Sweden
Mentor of the Year
Awarded to honor a person who has provided significant support and guidance by empowering a less experienced person to develop his/her skills in an IT or Technological field. As a result, the mentee/pupil has achieved vital knowledge growth and results in their field.
Director of Finance at CCP | Iceland
Ragnhild Aaraas Hånde
Senior Software Developer at Forte Digital | Norway
Dorthe Marie Kristiansen
Marketing and Communication Director at Signicat | Denmark
Democratizing Tech & Co-Founder ChangersTech | Sweden
CHRO at Solita | Finland
Investor of the Year
An individual or organisation who has invested in female-led tech startups.
Camilla Andersson | Norway
Unconventional Ventures | Denmark
CEO Nýsköpunarsjóður atvinnulífsins | Iceland
CEO and Founder, Vera Invest | Sweden
Vender Capital | Finland
Innovator of the Year
This category focuses on an individual or technology company who has created or implemented exceptional innovation/inventions, client successes, and deployment in the last 24 months.
Chief Scientific Officer at | Denmark
Senior Product Manager at Controlant| Iceland
Innovation Lead at Wallenius Wilhelmsen | Sweden
Product Manager at DNB Bank ASA | Norway
Team Lead Experiments & Collaborations at Finnish Broadcasting Company – Yle | Finland
Initiative of the Year
Awarded to honor an individual or organisations that has raised the bar and serves as an example to the industry and has also demonstrated exceptional initiative to show that women are a significant part of a tech project’s success. This could involve education, training, and various other types of campaigns.
ReDI School for Digital Integration Aarhus | Denmark
/sys/tur Nemendafélag | Iceland
Founder and CEO of Daba | Norway
DAYA Ventures | Sweden
Co-Founder and CEO of Lola&Lykke | Finland
Entrepreneur of the year
Is awarded to an individual, who is an owner or main shareholder of a tech start-up with significant growth over the last 36 months and who is ready to demonstrate a successful commercial plan in achieving their goals.
CEO and Founder Minplan | Denmark
Founder and CEO of The Upright Project | Finland
Co-founder & CPO LEIA Health AB | Sweden
Co-Founder Sustie | Norway
Margrét Anna Einarsdóttir
Founder & CEO Justikal | Iceland
Diversity leader of the year
This category focuses on a specific diversity initiative or project that has been established by organization or individual to promote diversity in IT in a specific company or for the wider community. Judges will assess the impact of this project and how successful it has been based on its tangible results in closing the gender gap and promoting diversity in tech.
Founder and CEO Diversify | Norway
Ellen Ýr Aðalsteinsdóttir
CHRO Reykjavik Energy Group | Iceland
CPO SmartCoding Sweden AB | Sweden
Develop Diverse | Denmark
CEO at Junction | Finland
Digital leader of the year
A person in a digital position within Tech industry, who has demonstrated successful results in the area of digital innovation in the last 24 months.
Deputy Managing Director of Fujitsu Finland & Estonia | Finland
Karola Xenia Kassai
CEO KassaiLaw | Sweden
Vice President of Growth at Onomondo | Denmark
Digital transformation leader at Landspitali University Hospital | Iceland
Director of eCommerce Nordics at Elkjøp Nordic AS | Norway
Developer of the year
Is awarded to an individual who has made a meaningful and lasting contribution to the technological area of software development and has achieved or was a part of outstanding projects, and who has developed creative solutions to problems that were solved with code.
Sr.Developer in Accenture Song Finland | Finland
Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft | Norway
Developer, Cloud & DevOps Engineer Lead, Senior Azure Consultant | Sweden
Lead Mobile Developer at
Liva Echwald Awards
Is awarded to honor and keep alive the legacy of our beloved Liva Echwald, who left us too early.
A nominee in this category are, just like Liva, a mentor, a role model and relentless Diversity and Inclusion advocate, coaching young founders and showing women that nothing is impossible.
Kamilla Sultanova | Finland
Wenche Frederiksen | Norway
Lauri Robbins Ericson | Sweden