Awards for Exemplary Women

WiSTEM Awards identify and applaud women executives in various streams of STEM business and vocation, who have excelled in performance and results in their respective spheres through sheer hard work, grit, and determination.

The awards ceremony is a celebration of their journey more than their success, their struggles, and their wins amidst home and work-life balance issues, social pressures, gender stigmas, and corporate glass ceilings. We invite nominations irrespective of age, executive cadre, or size of business.

Nomination deadline is July 31, 2017 .

Nominee must have built a STEM based business as an entrepreneur that is stable, posting consistent revenue and operating on a progressive business model for the last seven years. Exhibiting noteworthy business performance built around STEM or technologies.

Nominee must have built a STEM based business as an entrepreneur that is stable, posting consistent revenue and operating on a progressive business model for the last seven years. Exhibiting noteworthy business performance built around STEM or technologies.

Nominee must have demonstrated exemplary characteristics of a successful Manager in any STEM industry. Should have got recognition in terms of promotions, awards, and growth within the company/industry.

Nominee should have exhibited strong leadership qualities and have initiated programs / steps to promote Gender Parity in the last three years. The initiatives must have resulted in verifiable positive change.

Nominee must be involved in Women programs/initiatives and should have led, initiated, innovated programs to recruit/ retain / train / mentor / grow women in the STEM industry, for the last past three years. The effort must have brought verifiable change in the status quo.

Nominee must have exhibited consistent and noteworthy contribution for last two years in software development. The developed software must have generated revenue or business or enhanced a process or been recognized internally.

Nominee must have established a track record of excellence in System Integration for the last two years. Their contribution should have been acknowledged and recognized, internally or by an independent entity


Hall of fame


2016 Awards

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Satya Ramani Vadlamani

Chairperson and Managing Director Murli Krishna Pharma Pvt. Ltd


Best Entrepreneur in STEM
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Manjiri Bakre

Founder and CEO,OncoStem Diagnostics Pvt Ltd


Best Entrepreneur in STEM - Start-Up
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Dr. Nagwa El-Badri

Founding Director of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Zewail City


Exemplary Leader in a Management position
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Fatiha Ait larbi

2G and 3G Network Performance Optimization expert, ATM Mobiles


Leading board-level Executive
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Dr. Manar Abu Talib

ArabWIC VP, Co-founder of OpenUAE & Professor at the University of Sharjah


Exemplary Leader in a Management position
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Nisreen Deeb

Chair of Arab Women in Computing Lebanon Chapter & Sr. Software Developer


Top Software Developer
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Nour Yousef Darwish

HR Solutions Technical Consultant at Bayt.com


Excellence in System Integration
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Niti Manor Shroff

CEO Niti Group


Best Executive in IT Distribution

2015 Awards

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Rumbidzya Mlambo

Zimbabwe


Best STEM Enabler and Facilitator
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Sherifa A. Hady

UAE


Best All Around STEM Executive
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Yara Alkhader

Jordan


Best STEM Business Start up
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Dr. Mona Nasr

Egypt


Best Senior Level STEM
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Niti Manor Shroff

Kenya


Best STEM business entrepreneur
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Mai Ahmed Abualkas

Occupied Palestinian Territory


Best entry level STEM executive
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Houda Chakiri

Morocco


Best middle level STEM executive

2014 Awards

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Hala Badri

Executive Vice President, Brand & Communications, du


Best all round technology executive
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BENBARTAOUI Soumaya

Head of dept, Regulator Authority for Post and Telecommunication


Best entry level technology executive
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Shaden Mar’i

Senior Business Analyst, Telecom Billing Systems, ESKADENIA Software Jordan


Best middle level technology executive
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Lamya Barrak Al Tabtebai

Deputy GM Corporate Support Dept, Head of IT, Kuwait International Bank


Best senior level technology executive
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Nassima BERRAYAH

Manager and web developer


Best technology business start up
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Abeer Dawood Abu Ghaith

Managing Director, StayLinked


Best technology enabler and facilitator
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Natalya Kaspersky

CEO Infowatch


Best technology business entrepreneur

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