Women in Stem Awards 2024
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The second annual Women in STEM Awards 2024 will celebrate and recognise the incredible achievements and innovations of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in Ireland. The awards offer a unique opportunity to both individuals and organisations to showcase their achievements, and to be recognised by their peers in the industry. 

We are proud to showcase some of Ireland’s leaders that are creating diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces that allow every employee to thrive, regardless of their background. We believe that when companies and organisations embrace diversity and inclusivity, they foster a culture of innovation and creativity, and provide the necessary support for women in STEM to reach their full potential.

The Women in STEM Awards celebrate the incredible achievements of women in STEM in Ireland and will inspire the next generation of female innovators and leaders. We believe that by highlighting their accomplishments, we can encourage young girls and women to pursue careers in STEM, overcome obstacles, and make a difference in their fields.

Join us in celebrating the incredible achievements of women in STEM in Ireland, and let’s work together to create a more inclusive and equitable world for all.


8th April - Entries open

28th June - Entries close

24th October - Awards Ceremony at The Round Room 


There are 17 eligible award categories, each having specific criteria that the judging panel will be examining. You may enter across any number of categories providing that your entry meets the given award criteria. Review carefully the requirements for each category you are entering. All entries must comply fully with the entry rules. Please provide as much detail as possible so our judges can make an informed decision.

Entry Rules

  • All entries must be submitted using the online entry form
  • You can self-nominate or nominate someone else 
  • Please note that these are an all-island awards ceremony and we welcome entries from both Northern Ireland as well as the Republic of Ireland. Entries from other countries will not be accepted for these awards. 
  • Simply select the category to enter and complete the entry form
  • All entry forms must be completed fully before the deadline
  • Provide as much detail as possible - you can upload photographs, video and supporting documents in all categories
  • After the initial judging round, a maximum of five nominations in each category will be short-listed by the judging panel for further detailed assessment
  • All short-listed entries will be contacted directly by a member of the project team. All short-listed projects will be published in the media and online 
  • Short-listed entrants may be required to complete a more detailed project overview and provide additional supporting material
  • Some submissions may be subject to an interview by subsections of the judging panel
  • You may edit your entry after submitting, up until the entry deadline
  • Please make sure all your personal details are entered accurately, including contact details, as this will be used in the awards presentation if selected as a finalist
  • You are eligible to enter more than one category, as long as the work submitted meets the criteria
  • There is no fee payable for entering this awards programme
  • Entry should reflect work/projects from the past 12 months unless otherwise specified
  • Entry as many categories as you wish – (shortlist will be maximum 4 categories per company, exception is individual awards)
  • Nominations open 8th April
  • Judging will take place end of June
  • Shortlisted companies to provide marketing material for potential use on the night if they win