2018 categories

 

Below are the list of categories for the 2018 Women in Technology and Data awards. If you are interested in entering any of the awards please click here

 

  • Vendor partnership or alliance professional of the year - This award will go to a woman who has delivered outstanding levels of value and service through an alliance or partnership with another third-party technology/data firm. 
  • Best company for diversity and inclusion - This award will go to the firm (vendor or end-user) that has sought to promote women where appropriate and remediate the historic gender imbalance across the capital markets. 
  • Rising star - This award will go to a woman working in technology or data who has already had an impact of her organisation even though she isn't yet in a senior managerial position. 
  • Engineer/programmer of the year - This award will go to a programmer who has had a material impact on her constituents through the software she has developed and delivered for them. 
  • Data science professional of the year - This award will go to a woman who has shown leadership/expertise in the field of data science through managing large data sets, interrogating that data, and deriving value from it through advanced analytics. 
  • Reference data professional of the year - This award will go to a woman who has shown initiative, innovation and leadership in realm of reference data. 
  • Market data professional of the year - This award will go to the woman who has shown initiative, innovation and leadership in realm of market data. 
  • EDM professional of the year - This award will go to a woman who has worked with and addressed data management issues across her organisation, and by so doing has delivered value and brought about change across the business. 
  • Vendor professional of the year - This award will go to a woman from the third-party technology vendor community who has shown innovation and outstanding service to her firm's capital markets clients. 
  • Support professional of the year (vendor) - This award will go to a woman from a third-party technology vendor who has been particularly instrumental in supporting her team leader or CIO. 
  • Support professional of the year (end-user) - This award will go to a woman from a buy-side or sell-side firms who has been particularly instrumental in supporting her team leader or CIO. 
  • Trade execution professional of the year - This award will go to a woman from a buy-side or sell-side firm's front office who has excelled in the realm of trade executions. 
  • Legal/compliance professional of the year - This award will go to a woman working in a capital markets firm's compliance department who has been particularly influential in ensuring that it complies with all its compliance mandates. 
  • Risk professional of the year - This award will go to a woman who has shown innovation and leadership in the market, credit or operational risk realms. 
  • Exchange professional of the year - This award will go to a woman employed by an exchange or exchange group who has been particularly influential across either technology or data disciplines within her organisation. 
  • Consultant of the year - This award will go to a woman who has shown outstanding levels of services and value delivery through her work at a consultancy advising capital markets firms on their technology/data strategies. 
  • Startup professional of the year - This award will go to a woman who has been instrumental in the successful establishment of a fintech firm founded after January 2016 (i.e. two years old or younger). 
  • Technology innovator of the year - This award will go to a woman who has shown outstanding innovation in the field of technology within her firm (vendor or end-user). 
  • Technology leader of the year - This award will go to a woman in a CIO or CTO role who has shown innovation and outstanding leadership through the delivery of software and technology throughout her organisation. 
  • Traiblazer (lifetime achievement) - This award will go to a woman who has affected change within her organisation and has acted as a mentor for female colleagues and women in general. 
  • WatersTechnology's women of the year - This award will go to a woman CIO, CTO or CEO who has reached the pinnacle of her organisation and has served as a role model for all women in the industry.