2017 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards - One to Watch

2017 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards - One to Watch Award.

To enter the:
·         'Entrepreneur Award' (for a business trading for over 2 years) click here>>
·         'Start-up Founder Award' (business trading for less than 2 years) click here>>
·         Other corporate categories click here >>
·         'One to Watch Award' (aged under 20), you’ll find the online form below.

It’s fantastic that the standard of nominations we receive is high and demonstrates the outstanding female talent in tech. Maintaining a high standard of entries means that we can make winning truly valuable, so we recommend you take a moment to read the following information and tips before you start the nomination form.

It’s free to nominate.

Who can nominate?
Entrants can either nominate themselves or be nominated by someone else and for the One to Watch Award they must be:
·         under 20 as of the nominate closing date - October 3rd.
·         actively encouraging girls to study STEM subjects at school-level.
·         based in the UK
·         available for the judging day 12 December 2016 (this will include filming and the judges interview) and Awards ceremony in London on 9 February 2017

Very important – we recommend you prepare your answers first

If you leave this webpage before you have submitted your nomination you will lose the information you have entered. We strongly recommend that you prepare your answers in a separate document before completing the online nomination form. The questions can be found here.

3 tips to enter a great nomination
1)    Complete all sections
To maintain the integrity of the Awards we work with our judges to ensure the questions asked solicit the information they need to make informed judging decisions. As a result, it’s important that you complete all sections, providing tangible evidence where possible.

2)    Word limits are important
If your responses are below the word limit they are unlikely to be considered and if they are in excess of the word limit they will be marked down by the judges.

3)    Supporting evidence is an advantage
Nominations with supporting evidence will be scored higher, it must be:
·         compiled in one document
·         no longer than four sides of A4
·         clearly labelled
·         emailed to events@everywoman.com before the deadline

Data protection
The information provided will only be disclosed to the staff of everywoman, our key partner FDM Group and the judging panel.

Enquiries: please contact 020 7981 2574 or email: events@everywoman.com

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* 1. The One to Watch Award

This will be awarded to an individual aged under 20 who is actively encouraging girls to study STEM subjects at school-level. This Award seeks to identify young game-changers and is open to inspirational students or apprentices.

(All entrants in this category must be aged under 20 as of 03 October 2016)

If you are aged over 20 and are already working for a corporate organisation then you can enter the Rising Star Award. Please complete your nomination here>>

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* 2. Please provide details of the person that is being nominated

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To be signed by the person completing this nomination form.

I confirm that I am the person submitting this entry and that the information provided in this nomination is true and complete. I understand that the judges retain the right to shortlist the nominee for categories that I may not have entered if they deem it appropriate.

I understand that information from my nomination may be used for press and publicity purposes unless details have been specifically and clearly marked otherwise.

I understand that everywoman will not be liable for inaccuracies published based on nomination content and changes may not be possible after publication.

By submitting this nomination, you agree to everywoman and key partner, FDM Group retaining your details and to receiving further information regarding this event and other relevant products.

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* 4. Candidate Status

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* 5. In 150-200 words, please give a brief overview to the nominee’s background including educational achievements and/or other qualifications. WORD LIMIT: 200

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* 6. In 200-400 words, please outline any projects/ programmes/ initiatives/ activities that the nominee has been involved in to actively encourage girls to study STEM subjects at school-level. Please indicate the level of involvement that the nominee has had and the impact that they have made. WORD LIMIT: 400

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* 7. In 100 words, please explain why the nominee is a role model to school-aged girls and why she is 'One to Watch'. WORD LIMIT: 100

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* 8. Once you have completed your nomination form, please send a Statement of Support, of no more than 75-100 words from a close contact to the nominee. This statement will act as a reference and should be able to vouch for the nominee's skills, abilities and whether the nominee is a worthy candidate for this Award. You may send this through in advance alongside your supporting evidence if you wish to do so.

Please send this to events@everywoman.com by 03 October 2016.
Note that this is mandatory.

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* 9. In addition to the statement mentioned above, you have the option to provide supporting evidence - this is optional, however nominations that submit supporting evidence will be given additional marks.

Please confirm whether you will be submitting support evidence (must be submitted in one document, no longer than four A4 sides and must be clearly labelled and emailed to events@everywoman.com before 3 October).

You can submit video links, press releases, news articles, photographs, testimonials or other items which you think will help the judges make informed decisions about the nominee.

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* 10. If shortlisted, please confirm the nominee is able to attend a short interview in Central London on 12 December 2016 and the evening Awards Dinner on the 09 February 2017. This is a condition of entry.

All successful entrants will be contacted by 21 November 2016 if required to attend.

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* 11. Further information for everywoman - How did you find out about the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards

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* 12. Your information

By submitting this application, the nominator certifies that the information given is correct.

Please note that the information you provide is strictly confidential and will only be shared with everywoman, key partner FDM Group and the judging panel.