The Coalition for Digital Equality (CODE) has announced a call for nominations for the 2021 Digital Equality Awards to recognise the achievements of individuals in Ghana and Uganda who are working to push the boundaries of digital inclusion and transformation in Africa.
The awards look to acknowledge individuals who are enabling digital skills, innovation and knowledge to improve the lives of African women, youth, marginalised groups and communities.
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The Digital Equality Awards will recognise digital impact makers in Ghana and Uganda in order to promote and amplify their work.
a) Digital Skills Champion:
The award seeks to acknowledge individuals who are creating impactful opportunities and spaces for women, youth and marginalised groups to enhance their digital skills through training, workshops, e-learning and STEM education programmes in Ghana or Uganda.
b) Digital Inclusion Innovator:
This award looks to acknowledge innovators in Uganda or Ghana whose solutions are solving pressing social challenges and helping to bridge the digital divide for women, youth and marginalised groups.
c) Women’s Entrepreneurship & Investment Champion:
This award recognises individuals who are working to enable women entrepreneurs in Uganda or Ghana to access the support and investment they need to build thriving businesses, particularly within the digital sector.
d) Research and Knowledge Builder:
The award recognises individuals who have championed knowledge building and research that helps to drive digital inclusion as well as enhance digital skills and opportunities for women, youth and marginalised groups in Ghana or Uganda.
Nominations close on the 27th of June 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.coalitionfordigitalequality.org/awards