Technology, one of the world’s most vibrant and exciting industries, continues to be blighted by one disheartening issue: where are all the women?


With just under 19% of Ireland’s tech sector being female, the Women in IT Awards programme has come to the region for the second time to highlight the women in technology paving the way.


Encouragingly Irish women in tech are the second-best paid in the world, however they still lag massively behind their male counterparts by almost a fifth when it comes to pay.


Since its launch in 2015 the Women in IT Awards have showcased women in technology in London and New York, with new launches in Singapore, Toronto and Berlin planned. Organised by business-technology site Information Age, the Women in IT Awards Ireland acts as a flagship and high-profile platform to support the industry in its mission to move the dial on gender.


Offering a series of awards, ranging from CIO of the year through to Rising Star, the programme provides a platform to identify females at all levels achieving great things in Ireland.


Already recognised as a leading the way in achieving diversity in the tech sector, the Women in IT programme’s expansion is set to continue as it continues with its mission to achieve gender parity in the technology sector.


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Since its launch in 1995, Information Age has been regarded as one of the most respected technology titles in the B2B realm. More than 20 years on, the brand stands as the UK’s leader in UK IT thought leadership, holding a strong influence over its esteemed readership of IT decision-makers, which also partake extensively in IA’s end-user focused awards, conferences and roundtables. Meanwhile, information-age.com continues to grow as a trusted source of news, analysis and thought leadership among a wider audience of readers involved in the strategic implementation of business technology.



Bonhill Group plc is an information, data and events company specialising in the technology, finance and diversity sectors. Its awards-winning magazines and content, engaging and responsive websites, exciting events and highly acclaimed research touch millions of small businesses, entrepreneurs, IT professionals, investors and professional women, as well as advisors and suppliers. Alongside its flagship media brands, Bonhill Group hosts a series of high-profile and prestigious live events that brings together thousands of business, technology and finance decision-makers. These include the Women in IT Global Tech series, Investor Allstars, the Quoted Company Awards and the British Small Business Awards, among others.