ADA BYRON Award recognizes women technologists
EMAKUME INFORMATIKOA ZARA? INGENIEROA? MATEMATIKOA? TEKNOLOGOA? ORDUAN HAU DA ZURE SARIA!
ARE YOU A PROGRAMMER? ENGINEERING? MATH? TECHNOLOGY? THEN THIS IS YOUR AWARD!
The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Deusto organizes the V Edition of the Ada Byron Prize.
This award wants to reward and highlight the excellent trajectory of current technologists, who have their reference in women scientists and technologists who have contributed for centuries in different scientific disciplines, such as the one that gives its name to this award, Ada Byron.
The prize has the following objectives:
Give visibility to women in the world of technology recognizing their important work, insufficiently known in society as a whole.
Enriching society with technological diffusion events, providing women's models for new generations.
Encourage technological vocations bringing technological work closer to adolescents, highlighting the positive aspects, especially in female vocations.
To make socially visible the importance of technology and research for economic growth and as a future value for society.
The deadline for submission of applications ends on March 20. The award, endowed with 3,000 euros, will be delivered during the inauguration of the VI edition of FOROTECH, Deusto Week of Engineering and Technology, which will take place in Bilbao from 25 to 27 April.
Applications will be submitted exclusively electronically, by filling in the electronic form, before 5:00 pm on March 20, 2018. The application can be submitted by the candidate herself, or another person from her environment. Optionally, a presentation video of the candidacy of a duration not exceeding 2 minutes may be sent.
The award is sponsored by Emakunde - Basque Institute for Women, the Provincial Council of Bizkaia and IK4: as well as the collaboration of Innobasque and Basque HealthCluster.
In the first four editions they were awarded: Montserrat Meya, expert in artificial intelligence and automatic translation; Asunción Gómez, researcher in the so-called "semantic technologies"; Nuria Olivar, director of R + D Telefónica; and Regina Llopis, Ph.D. in Mathematics Applied to Artificial Intelligence by the University of California Berkeley (United States).
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