rewards the most powerful women in tech industry


Hadeel Ayoub became overall grand prix winner Technology Playmaker of the Year. She runs BrightSign. Company goals is to liberate millions of speech disabled people from the accompanying interpreter and enable them to interact directly with the public. BrightSign wearables start-up provides assistive technology for people with non-verbal disabilities.


Entrepreneur of the Year – Kaidi Ruusalepp, Funderbeam

Digital Leader of the Year – Kathryn Parsons, Decoded

Innovator of the Year – Bethany Koby, Tech Will Save Us

Role Model of the Year – Anne – Marie Imafidon, Stemettes

Sustainability Innovator of the Year – Floortje van Bovene, Spectral

Rising Star of the Year – Kerstyn Comley & Suzi Gadson, MeeTwo Edutaction Ltd

Community Impact Award – Hadeel Ayoub, BrightSign

Business Leader of the Year – Zoe Cunningham, Softwire


Keynote speaker, Randi Zuckerberg (Zuckerberg media) said You can create whatever workplace you like. She also mentioned how important is to teach coding as early as possible.


More about winners.


From left to right: Magdalena Teferenko, Carrots Head of HR; Randi Zuckerberg, Keynote speaker, Zuckerberg media; Ilona Skarbowska, former Carrots President; Małgorzata Czwarno, Head of meetups.